Map of crop prospects and food supply situation


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Unfavourable prospects for current crops Food supply shortfall in current marketing year requiring exceptional assistance Unfavourable crop prospects and food supply shortfall


ASIA: Vulnerable populations in a number of countries still affected by serious food supply difficulties due to past disasters and economic turmoil. Major relief operations continue in north eastern India, following a devastating cyclone last year, whilst food assistance is being provided to some 5.6 million people in DPR Korea, where economic problems, exacerbated by natural disasters, continue to affect food production and supplies. In East Timor, international assistance is urgently needed to rehabilitate the economy and agriculture.


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