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Special Report – FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Year of publication2022
AbstractAt the request of the Government of Sri Lanka, a joint FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) took place in June and July 2022 to analyse the country’s agricultural production in 2022, particularly of the main staple cereals, and to assess households’ food security conditions. The request was prompted by expectations of a well below agricultural output in 2022, owing to the effects of the severe macroeconomic crisis, which also pushed up food prices to record or near-record levels. This caused a significant worsening of households’ food security.
Available inEnglish
Product typeBook (stand-alone)
SeriesGIEWS - Special Reports
CountrySri Lanka
Areas of workGlobal Information and Early Warning System
KeywordsSocioeconomic environment; crop production; livestock; cereals; supply balance; household food security; data collection; Sri Lanka.