Statements and speeches




Sahel and West Africa Week 2016


"North-East: ECOWAS, Others Charged On Food Crisis", Blueprint, 19 December 2016

"West Africa’s diet transformation: Will the region capitalise on its changing food demand?", OECD Insights blog, 15 December 2016

, RPCA press release, 14 December 2016

"Burkina Faso: Resilience building is underway", OECD Development Matters, 14 December 2016

"The threat to food insecurity in the sub-region is real -Buhari", Cybok News, 13 December 2016

 "Preventing food crises in Africa: Dr. Anta Sarr Diako in Nigeria", Dakaractu, 13 December 2016

"Call for urgent action against food insecurity in Northeastern Nigeria", Agence Ivoirienne de Presse, 13 December 2016

"Boko Haram: UN calls for quick response to North East food crisis to prevent famine", The Eagle Online, 13 December 2016

 "The International Community Invited to Amplify Support in Nigeria And the Lac Chad Countries", APS, 13 December 2016

"Buhari chides youths over illegal migration to Europe", The Guardian Nigeria, 13 December 2016

"West Africa: A new agricultural investment program for ECOWAS", AFRIPERF, 12 December 2016

"Agricultural revolution can curb illegal migration – Buhari", Nigeria Tribune, 12 December 2016

"Food security stakeholders call for immediate action to address acute food and nutrition insecurity in North-East Nigeria", ECOWAS press release, 12 December 2016

"Towards a Better Understanding of the Global Alliance for Resilience (AGIR)", OECD Insights Blog, 12 December 2016

"President frowns at illegal migration of Nigerians to Europe",, 12 December 2016

"The threat of food crisis is real — Buhari", Daily Trust, 12 December 2016

"PMB Seeks Intensive Effort To End Food Crisis", Leadership, 12 December 2016

"ECOWAS to focus on regional agricultural policy (Communiqué)",, 8 December 2016