35.8 million face lean season food crisis in West Africa and Sahel

The alert comes as new data from the region indicated that almost 36 million people are expected to be acutely food insecure by the time next year’s lean season comes round. This is usually in June, July and August, but it could start as early as March. This...

OCHA: Joint efforts to fight hunger in north-east Nigeria

Hunger is on the rise worldwide. The combination of conflict, COVID-19, increased food prices and the effects of climate change are decimating livelihoods and people’s access to food. Across the world, high levels of food insecurity are in danger of deteriorating into...

North-East: 65,000 Farmers Benefit From FAO’s Intervention

No fewer than 65,000 smallholder farmers have benefitted from the 2021 Rainy Season Farming Intervention launched by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in North-East Nigeria. The initiative is aimed at assisting families and households...