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July 2020
This FAO-WFP early warning analysis of acute food insecurity hotspots report highlights countries which are at risk of significant food security deterioration, and in particular acute hunger and associated malnutrition. The analysis takes into account all major drivers of food [...]
FAO's Emergency Management Centre for Animal Health (EMC-AH) activated an Incident Coordination Group (ICG) in January 2020 to coordinate and monitor the COVID-19 event from an animal health perspective. The ICG comprises participants from several partner organizations, and FAO regional [...]
Transforming Food Systems for Affordable Healthy Diets
Updates for many countries have made it possible to estimate hunger in the world with greater accuracy this year. In particular, newly accessible data enabled the revision of the entire series of undernourishment estimates for China back to 2000, resulting [...]
High food insecurity levels in Sudan persist, driven by high inflation, a deteriorating economy and high food prices
In the current period (June to September 2020), an estimated 9.6 million people are experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 or above) and are in need of urgent action. This is the highest figure ever recorded [...]
FAO's Environmental and Social Standards (2015) ensure that FAO projects and programmes conform to sustainability criteria and mitigate potential adverse impacts to achieve expected outcomes. A COVID-19 outbreak in countries already affected by existing shocks, including political instability, conflict and [...]