A major threat to food security in West and Central Africa
Did you know? Making nutrition a priority
The nutrition situation remains a serious concern throughout the region. Nearly 20 million children under 5 years of age suffer from chronic malnutrition. Long-term action is needed to reverse the negative nutritional trends. The region treats every year nearly one million children suffering from severe acute malnutrition. It is possible to scale up good nutrition practices!
Countries – Regions: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, CILSS area, Côte d'Ivoire, ECOWAS area, G5 Sahel area, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
Themes: Agriculture & Value chains, Children & Youth, Food security, Gender, Nutrition, Resilience, Health, Social protection
Scale: Regional (West Africa)