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Assistance to conflict-affected people and other communitites affected by production deficit in Casamance Naturelle

This Operation has been modified as per Budget Revision 2 (see below)

This second Budget Revision (BR) to Senegal’s Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) 200138, “Assistance to Conflict-Affected populations in the Casamance Naturelle and other Communities Impacted by Production Deficits”, accommodates a budget increase, an expansion in geographic coverage and an extension in time.

Casamance Naturelle, in southern Senegal, has been affected by a protracted conflict since 1982, which has caused population displacement and disruption of livelihoods. Despite Casamance being the most fertile area in Senegal, sporadic acts of violence and landmines continue to disrupt agricultural activity and trade. As a result, Casamance has the highest prevalence of food insecurity in the country, with over 50 percent of the population being food-insecure, a high prevalence of stunting, and the highest prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies among children and women.

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Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries15,741
Beneficiary needs (mt)1,232
Beneficiary needs ($US)1,357,501
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 214,000
Sao Tome And Principe3,137
Threats to food security
  • Insufficient food production
  • High dependency on imports
  • High dependency on external financial support
  • Poor infrastructure and low capacity to establish in-country food reserves
  • Lack of a deep-sea port
  • Small markets
  • Low income and salaries as well as a high unemployment rate
  • Weak agricultural and livestock production
  • Weak governmental social networks