Publications

West and Central Africa - Markets Update, 2017


West and Central Africa - Markets Update, 2017

Highlights:

  • Despite satisfying cereal availability, millet and sorghum prices increase beyond their seasonal trend in Mali and Niger due to stock depletion. The ongoing Ramadan is expected to exacerbate this rise.
  • Strong pasture and fodder deficit in the Sahel, particularly in Mali and Niger
  • Drop in livestock prices in the eastern trade Basin due to poor demand from Nigeria
  • Fiscal Crisis in Chad: Poor economic performance threatens national food security and regional stability