East Africa

Inside Ethiopia’s agricultural success story

This post originally appeared on IFPRI.org.

By Francesca Edralin

Survey: Despite COVID-19, food consumption remains steady in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

This post originally appeared on IFPRI.org.

 

By: Alan de Brauw, Kalle Hirvonen, and Bashaw Tadesse Abate

 

Impact of Supermarkets on Poverty in Kenya

This piece originally appeared on IFPRI.org.

By Dennis O. Ochieng and Emily Wu 

Transforming Ethiopia's Dairy Sector

By Sara Gustafson

2020 State of Food Security and Nutrition Report

Hunger continues to be on the rise in Africa south of the Sahara, according to the 2020 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) Report, released in mid-July.

Current Weather Hazards in West and East Africa

Africa south of the Sahara has faced several weather hazards during the first half of June, according to FEWS.Net.

In West Africa, between June 19 and 25, heavy rainfall followed several weeks of above-average precipitation. This led to flooding in several areas, including parts of Ghana, southern and western Nigeria, eastern Senegal, western Mali, Burkina Faso, and eastern Chad. In the coming 10 days, these and other areas of West Africa are expected to receive continued moderate to heavy rainfall, maintaining increased risks for flooding.

Food, Nutrition Insecurity Risk Could Rise in Ethiopia

By Kalle Hirvonen, Gashaw Tadesse Abate, and Alan de Brauw

 

Impact of COVID-19 Border Policies

This piece originally appeared on IFPRI.org

COVID-19 and Dairy Value Chains in Ethiopia

This post originally appeared on IFPRI's Ethiopia Support Strategy Program (ESSP) blog.

 

The share of households consuming dairy products in Addis Ababa has dropped by 11 percentage points since the COVID-19 crisis, seemingly linked to perceived risks of consuming dairy products. All income groups declined their consumption, except for the richest quintile where the share of consuming households changed little.

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