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Outbreaks of locusts could threaten wheat and barley crops in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay
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 [...]
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 [...]
A collective endeavour
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 [...]
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 [...]
Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) is a transboundary animal disease (TAD) notorious for its ability to severely affect, and indeed disrupt, regional and international trade in animals and animal products. In FMD-endemic countries, which are usually developing countries, the disease threatens food security [...]