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A major threat to food security in West and Central Africa

The WARI programme of TV5 Monde, produced by the Dakar-based Raceco Group, presents the alarming food and nutrition situation in West and Central Africa. The Sahel and West Africa region is facing a major food and nutrition crisis for the second consecutive year; 27.1 million people may be at risk during the 2021 lean season. The programme draws on key findings from the RPCA restricted meeting, which was held via videoconference on 8-9 April 2021. It notably includes interviews with Mr Issoufou Baoua (CILSS) and Mr Martin Naindouba (FAO).

Countries – Regions: CILSS area, ECOWAS area, Nigeria, UEMOA area

Themes: Agriculture & Value chains, Covid-19, Food security, Markets, prices & trade, Nutrition, Resilience, Social protection

Scale: Regional (West Africa)

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