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The worst desert locust outbreak in decades threatens food security across East Africa
29/01/2020
Highlights: The worst desert locust outbreak in 25 years has caused significant pasture losses across East Africa, mainly in agro-pastoral areas of eastern Ethiopia, central Somalia and northern Kenya. As sustained locust reproduction is expected until June 2020, the outbreak has a [...]
Operationalising the humanitarian-development-peace nexus through the promotion of intercommunity coexistence
06/12/2019
One of the 25 selected winning development projects/SDG solutions at the Expo 2020 Dubai Global Best Practice Programme Frequent and persistent droughts are a recurrent feature of the Karamoja Cluster, which encompasses the southwestern parts of Ethiopia, northwestern Kenya, the southeastern [...]
26/11/2019
Cassava is the fifth most produced staple food crop in the world, being a basic source of staple food for an estimated 800 million people worldwide. Like other crops, cassava is vulnerable to pests and diseases that can cause heavy yield [...]
About 8 million people severely food insecure due to erratic rains, conflict and high food prices
20/11/2019
Food security analysis conducted in six regions of Ethiopia indicates that, despite ongoing assistance, an estimated 8 million people (27% of the 28.7 million people analysed) were severely food insecure in IPC Phase 3 (Crisis) or worse between July and [...]
07/11/2019
  The report examines the newly emerging market for off-grid solar-powered productive use appliances (PULSE). The majority of sub-Saharan Africa’s smallholder farmers live without grid electricity and produce globally low yields. PULSE appliances - such as irrigation pumps, cooling and refrigeration, and agro-processing - can [...]