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Crop prospects and food situation, July 2019 – Issue No. 2

According to this report, 41 countries, of which 31 are in Africa, continue to be in need of external assistance for food, including Yemen where, in the December 2018−January 2019 period, about 15.9 million people faced severe acute food insecurity.

 

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Early Warning Early Action report on food security and agriculture

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) through its EWEA. The system aims to translate forecasts and early warnings into anticipatory action.

This report specifically...

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Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition report​​​​​​​

This year's report features the theme: "The Food Security and Nutrition - Conflict Nexus: Building Resilience for Food Security, Nutrition and Peace".   

The report indicates that during the first decade of the millinium,  sub-Saharan Africa made sound progress in the fight against...

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Agriculture in Africa—Telling Myths from Facts: A Synthesis

Stylized facts drive research agendas and policy debates. Yet robust stylized facts are hard to come by, and when available, often outdated. In a special issue of Food Policy, 12 papers revisit conventional wisdom on African agriculture and its farmers’ livelihoods using nationally...

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Global Early Warning – Early Action Report on Food Security and Agriculture

The quarterly Global Early Warning – Early Action Report on Food Security and Agriculture monitors situations at risk for potential disasters and adverse impacts on food security and agriculture. Risks are categorized according to their potential consequence as either “high risk” or “on watch”...

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Responsible investment in agriculture and food systems

Responsible investment in agriculture and food systems is essential for enhancing food security and nutrition and supporting the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security. Responsible investment makes a significant contribution to enhancing...

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FAO Statistical Pocketbook 2015

This publication is part of the FAO Statistical Yearbook suite of products. The first part of the book includes thematic spreads with data visualizations (graphs, charts, and maps) with basic text. The second part has country-level tables for a selected number of indicators.

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