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West and Central Africa - Markets Update, 2018


West and Central Africa - Markets Update, 2018

Highlights:

  • Coarse grain prices will be above their five-year average in most countries in 2018
  • Below average forage and water availability in the major livestock producing countries
  • Mauritania is currently facing an impending drought crisis and its Central Bank brought into circulation the new Ougiya currency unit
  • Nigeria returns to growth, but economy remains fragile