East Africa

Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa

By: Cynthia Kazembe and Giorgia Prizzon

Understanding local African fertilizer prices

By Joshua Masinde

Continued Food Insecurity in East Africa

Many areas of East Africa will continue to face high levels of food insecurity through late 2019, according to a new report from FEWS Net. The situation will hit its worst levels at the peak of the pastoral lean season in September and October.

Food Insecurity in East Africa

East Africa facing acute food insecurity as drought continues, alerts FEWS and FAO

Conflict, Drought Continue to Hamper Food Security

FEWS Net has recently released regional updates for East Africa and West Africa, as well as a food security alert for the Horn of Africa.

Measuring Child Malnutrition

Malnutrition during the first two years of life can lead to increased risk of child morbidity and mortality. Globally, malnutrition causes 45 percent of all deaths reported for children under the age of 5. In addition, malnutrition can cause suboptimal brain development, which negatively affects cognitive development and can lead to poor educational performance and low productivity in adulthood.

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