ECOWAS countries with more than 1 million acutely-food insecure people (phases 3-5)
Sahel and West Africa: 27.1 million people in a "Crisis" situation or worse in June-August 2021
Published : April 2021
For the second consecutive year, the region is facing an unprecedented food and nutrition crisis. The Cadre harmonisé analysis of March 2021 indicates that 27.1 million people, including 12.8 million in Nigeria, might require urgent food and nutrition assistance by June-August 2021, if appropriate measures are not taken. An additional 67 million people “under pressure” (phase 2) could fall into a crisis situation.
Countries : CILSS area, ECOWAS area, UEMOA area
Themes : Agriculture & Value chains, Food security, Nutrition, Resilience
Scale : Regional (West Africa)
Langs : English