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Outbreaks of locusts could threaten wheat and barley crops in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay
15/07/2020
Highlights: In late May 2020, a locust outbreak was reported in northeastern provinces of Formosa, Santa Fé and Corrientes in Argentina. Crop and pasture losses have been limited due to the implementation of effective control measures. If swarms move to key producing [...]
Biannual Report on Global Food Markets
11/06/2020
Food markets will face many more months of uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, while most markets are braced for a major global economic downturn, the agri-food sector is likely to display more resilience to the crisis than other [...]
A collective endeavour
11/06/2020
Key messages: Humanitarian agencies have been making the case for taking action before crises hit, but it is long-term actors (such as governments and service providers) who have responsibility for most anticipatory actions. ‘Anticipatory action’ is usually used to refer to an [...]
Exploring the interplay between El Niño-induced drought, conflict and gender
09/06/2020
The intensity and frequency of natural hazards and conflicts is increasing, and they are leaving in their wake an unprecedented level of humanitarian needs. Natural hazards alone occur nearly five times as often today as 40 years ago. The number [...]
30/05/2020
The Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) 2020 is the result of a joint, consensus-based assessment of acute food insecurity situations around the world by 16 partner organizations. The data and the analyses in this report were prepared before the [...]