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Crop Prospects and Food Situation #4, December 2021

Quarterly Global Report

Year of publication2021
AbstractFAO assesses that globally 44 countries, including 33 in Africa, nine in Asia and two in Latin America and the Caribbean, are in need of external assistance for food. Food insecurity conditions are of grave concern in parts of East Africa due to conflict and drought conditions, while in West Africa, food insecurity is foreseen to worsen to alarming levels in 2022 underpinned by shortfalls in agricultural production and persisting conflicts.
Available inEnglish
Product typeBook (stand-alone)
SeriesCrop Prospects and Food Situation
Areas of workGlobal Information and Early Warning System
KeywordsFood crops; crop monitoring; crop production; food supply; food security; conflicts; pandemics; early warning systems.