Category Archives: Post harvest

Why dry areas should invest massively in innovation to ensure food security #Sahel

Why dry areas should invest massively in innovation to ensure food security.

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Global Food Policy Report | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Global Food Policy Report | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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IRIN Africa | WEST AFRICA: Sahel the danger zone for food insecurity | Burkina Faso | Guinea | Guinea-Bissau | Liberia | Mali | Mauritania | Niger | Nigeria | Sierra Leone | Senegal | Chad | Aid Policy | Food Security | Health & Nutrition | Sahel Crisis

IRIN Africa | WEST AFRICA: Sahel the danger zone for food insecurity | Burkina Faso | Guinea | Guinea-Bissau | Liberia | Mali | Mauritania | Niger | Nigeria | Sierra Leone | Senegal | Chad | Aid Policy | … Continue reading

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Sahel hunger crisis and the depletion of Nigerian buffer zone; a call to action

By Dr. B. A. Usman “The Sahel is the ecoclimatic and biogeographic zone of transition, in Africa, between the Sahara desert to the north and the Sudanian Savanna to the south. Having a semi-arid climate, it stretches across the southernmost … Continue reading

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Desert Locust threat in the Sahel may worsen the state of food insecurity if Regional approach is not adopted..

Desert Locust threat in the Sahel (June-December 2012) “2012 THREAT. From May onwards, the Sahel in West Africa faced the most serious Desert Locust threat since 2005. More than 50 million people could be affected in Chad, Mali, Mauritania and … Continue reading

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