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FSN Forum in Africapart of the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition

Topic: Vulnerability

Food Security and Nutrition resources

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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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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Why has Africa become a net food importer?

That Africa has become a net importer of food and of agricultural products, despite its vast agricultural potential, is puzzling. Using data mainly for the period 1960-2007, this report seeks to explain Africa’s food-trade deficit since the mid-1970s. The core finding is that population growth,...

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Maternal nutrition in emergencies

Current evidence underlines the importance of the nutritional status of women as a crucial factor in the survival, healthy growth and development of her children. Although it is the subject of less global attention, maternal nutrition is also crucial for women’s own ability to live a healthy...

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