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Maps & Facts: Food system transformations in the Sahel and West Africa

Maps & Facts: Food system transformations in the Sahel and West Africa Download

Published : April 2021

Food systems are central to our lives, our well-being and our societies. This is particularly true in the Sahel and West Africa, where the majority of the population makes its living from food-related activities. However, food systems around the world are facing a triple challenge (food and nutrition security, livelihoods and environmental sustainability). This Maps&Facts issue provides an overview of some of the main issues of food system transformations in the Sahel and West Africa and implications for people and policies in the region.

Authors : SWAC/OECD Secretariat

Countries : CILSS area, ECOWAS area, UEMOA area

Themes : Agriculture & Value chains, Food security, Markets, prices & trade, Nutrition, Resilience, Social protection

Scale : Regional (West Africa)

Langs : English, French

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