food security; Charter for food crisis prevention and management; food crisis; Sahel; agriculture; West Africa; regional co-operation;
By Sibiri Jean Zoundi, SWAC Secretariat, September 2011
Once more, the Horn of Africa is subject to a food crisis disaster affecting nearly 11 million people. Breaking the cycle of food crises in Eastern Africa requires more responsibilities from African governments. Eastern Africa can also draw lessons from the experiences of other African regions, with those of West Africa in particular.