TO ASSIST: 50 million people
FAO REQUIRES: USD 1.5 billion
PERIOD: January–December 2022
South Sudan is facing one of the worst food security and nutrition crises globally. Almost 63 percent of the population is likely to be in acute food insecurity, of whom 87 000 people facing extreme hunger with no or limited coping mechanisms.
Currently, nearly one in two Afghans do not have adequate means to produce or access food for themselves and their families each day.
Currently, nearly half of Haiti’s population is facing high levels of acute food insecurity – a figure that has doubled in the last four years – and 43 percent live in rural areas. Supporting agricultural production yields high returns.
In Guatemala, the most vulnerable populations are subsistence farming families who were severely affected by Hurricanes Eta and Iota in late 2020 and still have not recovered. The effects of COVID-19 and related restrictions further worsened the situation.
More than half of Burkina Faso is experiencing conflict and insecurity, forcing thousands from their homes, disrupting livelihoods and further aggravating the food security situation.