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 - The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It provides a quarterly forward-looking analysis of major disaster risks to food security and agriculture, specifically highlighting: potential new emergencies resulting from imminent disaster threats new developments ...read more
18/10/2019
 - FAO has implemented three types of assistance in the Central African Republic for the 2019/20 agricultural campaign. Households benefited from agricultural inputs through direct distribution and input trade fairs, along with vouchers and cash transfers to set up small businesses. The expected results include increased food coverage, income generation and ...read more
18/10/2019
 - Key points According to preliminary results of the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis (August 2019) 15.6 million Congolese are severely food insecure and struggle to feed themselves daily – only second to Yemen (Global Report on Food Crises, 2019). The current EVD outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the ...read more
11/10/2019
 - Key messages The latest food security projections in Somalia (October-December) are a concern:o 2.1 million people in IPC Phases 3-4 (twice the pre-crisis average)o 4.2 million people in IPC Phase 2 (highest IPC 2 prevalence recorded in Somalia) Six out of seven rainy seasons have been poor in Somalia since 2016, including ...read more
09/10/2019
 - Key messages Torrential rains and flash floods have reportedly affected more than 21 000 households across pockets of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, with farmlands, pasture, grazing reserves and stock routes destroyed in the wake of the floods. An estimated 924 ha have been affected, with significant losses of livestock, poultry ...read more
26/09/2019
 - Key messages The deteriorating food security and livelihood situation in Afghanistan has continued into 2019, driven mostly by the combination of widespread hostilities, mass displacements, and slow and sudden-onset natural disasters. Nearly 30 percent of the population is severely food insecure. They have limited food production, depleted assets and livelihoods, reduced incomes ...read more
16/09/2019
 - Key messages Localized insecurity, new and protracted displacement, spontaneous returns and the sustained erosion of communities’ resilience make the situation in Syria a highly complex crisis. Some 6.5 million Syrians are severely food insecure. They have limited livelihood opportunities and have depleted their productive assets. An additional 2.5 million people are at risk ...read more
11/09/2019
 - In 2018 FAO approved its Corporate Framework to Support Sustainable Peace in the Context of Agenda 2030, committing FAO to a more deliberate and transformative impact on sustaining peace, within the scope of its mandate. The foundational element for FAO supported interventions to - at a minimum - do no ...read more
10/09/2019
 - In 2018 FAO approved its Corporate Framework to Support Sustainable Peace in the Context of Agenda 2030, committing FAO to a more deliberate and transformative impact on sustaining peace, within the scope of its mandate. The foundational element for FAO supported interventions to - at a minimum - do no ...read more
27/08/2019
 - Food insecurity and malnutrition are exacerbated by persistent conflict and violence, severely affecting communities particularly in the Lake Chad region, eastern and western Niger, northern and eastern Burkina Faso, and northern and central Mali. In numbers: 9.7 million people projected to be severely food insecure in June-August 2019 across the Sahel region 2 million children ...read more
05/08/2019