Mauritania

Stories

  • Cash-based transfers give Malian refugees freedom of choice in Mberra camp

    21/12/2016 — Mauritania

    Since 2012, more than 50,000 Malian refugees have sought safety in Mauritania where WFP has assisted them through monthly food distributions and nutritional assistance. In June 2016, WFP improved its assistance by providing cash-based transfers

  • Building resilience and adaptive capacity of communities in the Sahel

    05/12/2016 — Mauritania

    Talibe Selmen Camara and people in his village Agoueinitt in the Wilaya of Guidimakha, the southern-most region of Mauritania have been suffering in recent years due to lack of rainfall. Droughts and land degradation have

  • Mauritania: Reaching Families In Need

    Mauritania: adel

    19/10/2015 — Mauritania

    World Food Programme (WFP) spokeswoman Adel Sarkozi visited Kaedi, in the southern region of Mauritania, where chronic food insecurity coupled with the lean season means that many people struggle to feed themselves and their families,

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  • 12/08/2012 — Mauritania

    Hungry Planet: Episode 16

    In this episode: researchers measure carbon levels stored within Tanzania's forests; Brazilian farmers turn to sustainable agriculture to rehabilitate the natural environment; Mali refugees arrive at the M'bera refugee camp in Mauritania in search of food and safety.

  • 06/07/2012 — Mauritania

    A Village In Mauritania Finds Its Way Through The Drought

    Drought across the Sahel region of Africa has taken a devastating toll on families in Mauritania where dead livestock and dried-out lakes offer grim testimony to a season of failed rains. But one village has found its way out of the hunger crisis affecting the region through programmes that provide children with nutrition, keep kids in school and put their mothers in charge of an ambitious market garden.

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Publications

  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the...
  • 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...
  • Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017

    Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017
    The field book outlines the main risks for staff engaged in mobile data collection and helps promote responsible data collection/storage/sharing in the very complex environment...
  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...

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