Permanent Interstate Committee for Drougth control in the Sahel
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  • Burkina Faso
  • Cap Vert
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Gambie
  • Guinée
  • Guinée Bissau
  • Mali
  • Mauritanie
  • Niger
  • Sénégal
  • Tchad
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AGRHYMET Newsletter
Newsletter March 2014

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MESA Newsletter
Newsletter June 2014

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 Seasonal forecasts of rainfall, flow rates and agro- climatological advice for the rainy season of 2014 in West Africa, Cameroon and Chad. Bamako, May 2, 2014.

With regard to precipitation forecast : There is strong probability that precipitation amounts expected in 2014 will be lower than those observed in 2013 in the region, particularly in the western Sahel.
On the hydrological plan: Average flows are expected in the basins of the Senegal River; Gambia River; Oueme River, in the upper and lower part of the Niger River Basin in the Chari- Logon system of the Lake Chad Basin.

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Joint press release on the food and nutritional situation in the Sahel and West Africa. March 2014.

Cereal production : Cereal production in the Sahel and West Africa for the 2013-2014 cropping campaign stands at 57,010,000 tons.
Analysis of food and nutritional situation: About 5 million of persons (Gambia, Mali ,Niger, Sénégal ,and Chad) have an immediate need in assistance. This number could reach during june and august 2014, 8 million of persons and will concern in addition to the countries listed above (Burkina Faso, Guinea and Mauritania), if no adequate actions are taken accordingly.


Final communique oh the First regional forum of seasonal climate forcasting in the Gulf of Guinea, that was hold from 10 to 14th March 2014 in Abidjan. Côte d'Ivoire.


Graduation of the first sets of Mastere in Food Security and Nutrition and Mastere in Sustainable Land Management. 36 students graduated from AGRHYMET Regional Centre


Results of candidates for AGRHYMET's Masteres:

• Food security and
• Sustainable Land
• sustainable crop protection and
• climate change and sustainable development.

Final communique on food and nutrition situation in the Sahel and West Africa. 29th Food crisis Prevention Network Meeting (FCPN), Abidjan 25 to 27 november 2013.


Press release on the agricultural and food outook 2013/2014 in Sahel and West Africa. PREGEC, Niamey-Niger 17-19 september 2013.
Agro-meteorological conditions conducive to average to good agro-pastoralproduction despite a late planting of crops.


28 th CILSS Day, 12 th september 2013


Handing over Ceremony at the AGRHYMET Regional Center
Professor BOUAFOU Kouamé Guy-Marcel in commands


Final Communique of Forum Regional Seasonal forecasts of precipitation and runoff for West Africa, Chad and Cameroon (PRESAO 2013)
Final Communique of the 16th Conference of Heads of State and / or Government of the CILSS member states. May 11, 2013. N'Djamena - Chad
Announcement: Forum Regional Seasonal forecasts of precipitation and runoff for West Africa, Chad and Cameroon (PRESAO 2013). May 27 to 31 in Abuja, Nigeria

Final Communique of the 48th Session of the Council of Ministers of CILSS.

Special Bulletin harmonized framework for the month of March 2013: Critical Insecurity in northern Mali.

Communique of the meeting of the Network of the Food Crisis Prevention. 8 to 9 April 2013. Paris. Despite generally good in the Sahel and West Africa harvest, food and nutrition situation remains precarious place.

Forecast agroclimatic characteristics of the long rains 2013 humid countries of West Africa. A heterogeneous rainy season in perspective.

Joint Opinion on food and nutrition security in the Sahel and West Africa. << confirmation of good harvests in the Sahel and West Africa, but the nutritional monitoring is still required >>.

Final Communique of the Meeting of the Network of preventing food crises in the Sahel and West Africa. Good prospects for crops in a context marked by high levels of stocks still low and high malnutrition rates

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Sahel Institute
Bamako, Mali
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Bulletin monitoring the agropastoral season
Bulletin for agropastoral campaign monitoring in West Africa. May 2014

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