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June 2021

Precarious situation in the Sahel, urgent action needed to face the lean season

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May 2021

3e session ordinaire du Comité d'orientation du RPCA, conclusions et décisions

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August 2019

Professionalisation of micro, small and medium-sized agri-food companies

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April 2021

Food and nutrition trends in the Sahel and West Africa, 2017-21

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April 2021

Sahel and West Africa: 19.6 million people in a "Crisis" situation or worse, March-May 2021

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April 2021

Sahel and West Africa: 27.1 million people in a "Crisis" situation or worse in June-August 2021

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A major threat to food security in West and Central Africa

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Did you know? Civil society’s commitment to the PREGEC Charter

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Réseau RPCA

RPCA

Pastoral communities were already facing many challenges long before the Covid-19 outbreak. These include significant fodder shortages in Mauritania and Senegal, and in parts of Mali and Niger as well as competition with farmers over access to land, water and resources. The security crisis disrupts pastoral activities in the Liptako-Gourma area and the Lake Chad basin with the closure of markets, reduced access to pastures, and limited transhumance, triggering massive displacement of pastoralists to peri-urban areas. With the Covid-19 pandemic, the pastoral situation has deteriorated further. Market closure and public movement restrictions heavily impacted pastoral and agro-pastoral communities. They were among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis and strongly depend on external support. One out of four pastoral communities received some kind of support during the lean season.