|Region/Country||Reason for emergency|
COUNTRIES WITH UNFAVOURABLE PROSPECTS FOR CURRENT CROPS
|Country||Main contributing factor|
|Angola||Adverse weather, returnees|
|Cape Verde||Desert locusts, drought|
|Eritrea*||Erratic rainfall, input shortages|
|Somalia*||Drought, civil strife|
|Sudan*||Adverse weather, civil strife|
PURCHASE AND DISTRIBUTION OF LOCALIZED OR EXPORTABLE SURPLUSES REQUIRING EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE:
1/ Both here and in the text, countries with unfavourable prospects for current crop and/or uncovered shortfalls are marked in boldface,and thoseaffected or threatened by successive poor crops or food shortages are marked with an asterisk [*]. Definitions can be found on the Contents page.
Note: The maps on the front cover indicate countries with unfavourable crop prospects and/or those facing food emergencies.
Please note that the country reports – as updated between publication of the print version – are available from the GIEWS website: http://www.fao.org/giews/ in the GIEWS Workstation.