“The Central Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger) are facing a security, food and nutrition crisis of exceptional magnitude impacting at least 9.7M people in the three countries. The needs of the population are increasing significantly faster than the capacity and funding available to respond. This is due to the complexity of the food crisis exacerbated by mass displacement, high levels of conflict, flooding and drought related to climate change, the impacts of the Ukraine war and political unrest.”