Food Security
English
The present study is part of the operational launch of the Regional Food Security Reserve (RFSR). It sets forth the institutional structure chosen by ECOWAS bodies based on the proposals from the ECOWAS Commission. These proposals were formulated from scenarios explored in the feasibility study conducted under the auspices of the Regional Task Force on “Storage”. The option selected
  • Apr 20, 2015
Since the beginning of the new millennium the Sahel and, more generally speaking, West Africa as a whole have been subjected to increasingly severe food and nutritional crises with much greater regularity. These crises combine both structural and cyclical factors, illustrating a dramatic deterioration in living conditions and demonstrating a severe impact on household livelihoods.  The ful
  • Apr 17, 2015
This paper covers supply modalities for the physical regional stock and defines the specifications for authorized suppliers in function of the various supply modalities adopted. 1.1       Introduction ECOWAP intends, in light of its food crisis prevention and management dimension, to strengthen emergency stock instruments in countries and set up a regional food
  • Apr 17, 2015
Since the beginning of the new millennium the Sahel and, more generally speaking, West Africa as a whole have been subjected to increasingly severe food and nutritional crises with much greater regularity. These crises combine both structural and cyclical factors, illustrating a dramatic deterioration in living conditions and demonstrating a severe impact on household livelihoods. As part of it
  • Apr 17, 2015
The present document is part of the effective implementation of the Regional Food Security Reserve. In light of the approach adopted founded on the principle of subsidiarity, the Regional Reserve will consist of a limited stock. It will only be called on as a third line of defence following the foreseeable depletion of local stocks and national security stocks. The criteria for activating the R
  • Apr 17, 2015

Co-funded by ECOWAS and the European Union.

Technical Partners

European Union
Economic Community Of West African States ( ECOWAS )
German Cooperation

Financial Partners

European Union
Economic Community Of West African States ( ECOWAS )

Member Countries

  • Togo
  • Sierra Leone
  • Senegal
  • Nigeria
  • Ghana
  • Gambia
  • Cote d’ivoire
  • Cape verde
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Niger
  • Mali
  • Liberia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Themes

  • Bio Security
  • Bio Technologie
  • Bio Technology
  • Propriété foncière
  • Sectors

  • Fishery
  • Food Security
  • Rural Development
  • Social Safety Nets
  • Tags

  • Agriculture
  • Funded by the European Union and AFD.

    Technical Partners

    Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)
    Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
    European Union

    Member Countries

  • Ghana
  • Gambia
  • Cote d’ivoire
  • Cape verde
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Liberia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Themes

  • Bio Security
  • Bio Technology
  • Climate Change
  • Sectors

  • Agricultural Investment Projects
  • Agricultural Policy
  • Agriculture
  • Tags

  • Agriculture