Sahelian biomass production analysis bulletin at rainy mid-season 2022

  • Early start to the rainy season in the Sahel with good rainfall
  • Rainfall breaks observed at the beginning of the season
  • Very good biomass production in central and southern Senegal, central and southern Mali, Burkina Faso, and central Chad
  • Below normal biomass production in northern Senegal, southwestern Mauritania
  • Much below normal biomass production in the tri-border area, particularly in southwestern Niger
  • Below normal biomass production in coastal countries, particularly Benin and Nigeria, and below normal production in Togo and Côte d’Ivoire
  • End of rainy season expected to be favourable across the Sahel

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