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 - Globally, 108 million people in 2016 were reported to be facing Crisis level food insecurity or worse (IPC Phase 3 and above). This represents a 35 percent increase compared to 2015 when the figure was almost 80 million. The acute and wide-reaching effects of conflicts left significant numbers of food insecure ...read more
31/03/2017
 - Context Boko Haram-related violence in northeastern Nigeria has spilled over to areas of neighbouring Sahelian countries in the Lake Chad Basin – specifically, Cameroon, Chad and the Niger – with devastating effects on food security and livelihoods. The violence has driven millions from their homes and hampered access to agricultural lands ...read more
31/03/2017
 - Globally, 108 million people in 2016 were reported to be facing Crisis level food insecurity or worse (IPC Phase 3 and above). This represents a 35 percent increase compared to 2015 when the figure was almost 80 million. The acute and wide-reaching effects of conflicts left significant numbers of food insecure ...read more
31/03/2017
 - Boko Haram-related violence in northeastern Nigeria has spilled over to areas of neighbouring Sahelian countries in the Lake Chad Basin – specifically, Cameroon, Chad and the Niger – with devastating effects on food security and livelihoods. The violence has driven millions from their homes and hampered access to agricultural lands ...read more
31/03/2017
 - Despite good food supplies overall, civil unrest in the Lake Chad basin and in northern Mali continues to negatively a ect the livingconditions of households in the region, resulting in a critical food and nutrition situation in parts of Burkina Faso, Chad, northern Mali, Mauritania, Niger, northern Nigeria and Senegal. ...read more
29/03/2017
 - Key highlights The food security and nutrition situation is expected to deteriorate from June 2017 with the depletion of food stocks during the lean season in most of the countries. People displacement and insecurity aggravate the severity of food insecurity, with the effect of increasing the number of people in crisis ...read more
29/03/2017
 - The FAO Horn of Africa Cross-Border Drought Response Plan outlines the urgent livelihood needs of drought-affected pastoral agropastoral households in vulnerable cross-border areas of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda, building from national response plans and including subregional response actions. To safeguard livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition, FAO ...read more
28/03/2017
 - L’invasion du Criquet migrateur malgache a commencé en avril 2012 dans un contexte où l’insécurité alimentaire et le taux de malnutrition étaient déjà élevés. Les cultures céréalières (principalement le riz) et les pâturages étaient sous la menace de dégâts majeurs à cause de cette invasion acridienne qui aurait pu avoir ...read more
28/03/2017
 - Despite widespread emergency response in Ethiopia’s agriculture sector last year to the El Niño-induced drought, humanitarian needs remain high in 2017. New threats to food security are emerging – including severe drought in southern and southeastern pastoral areas and a growing refugee crisis in Gambella Region. Livelihood recovery will remain ...read more
23/03/2017
 - Key points The number of people food insecure in the hardest-hit areas has decreased from 1 million to 400 000 people, according to the latest Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA), conducted by FAO, WFP and the National Commission on Food Security. In the departments of Sud and Grand’Anse, where immediate food ...read more
16/03/2017