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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 [...]
The main farming systems in Karamoja Cluster incorporate mixed farming; agro-pastoral farming; highland perennial farming; highland mixed farming and pastoral farming; fish-based farming; irrigated farming; sparse arid pastoralism and oases farming and urban and peri-urban farming systems. In terms of [...]
Livestock is one of the major renewable resource endowments of the IGAD Member States (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda). The region has one of the highest ruminant livestock concentrations in Africa and in the world. Its [...]
Desert locusts could worsen food insecurity in East and Horn of Africa
The East and Horn of Africa region is currently facing one of the worst infestations of desert locusts - whose destructive impact is likely to cause large-scale crop damage and worsen food insecurity in countries already affected by recurrent drought, [...]
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) region landmass is about 60-70 percent Arid and Semiarid Lands (ASALs) characterised by low, erratic rainfall. The pastoralists and agropastoralists who inhabit these ASALs mainly depend on livestock keeping for their livelihood. However, livestock [...]