May 1st, 2021
IPC Sudan Alert - May 2021
High levels of acute food insecurity driven by currency devaluation, inflation and localized conflicts
May 1st, 2021
IPC Madagascar Alert - May 2021
Food insecurity in the Grand South likely to deteriorate due to prolonged drought, COVID-19 and insecurity
May 1st, 2021
Nearly half of the population highly food insecure
Jan 8th, 2021
Report: Virtual Regional Policy Dialogue Event on Enhancing Cross Border Trade and Food Security through Data and Information Sharing
With support from the European Union and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) jointly organized a virtual regional policy dialogue event on Enhancing Cross Border Trade and Food Security through Data and Information Sharing on October 7, 2020. This is the summary report of that event.
Oct 27th, 2020
Report: National Policy Dialogue on Informal Cross-Border Trade in Tanzania - Implications for Food Security and Resilience
With support from the European Commission, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and REPOA, a nongovernmental organization that conducts policy research for development, jointly organized a virtual national policy dialogue event on Informal Cross-Border Trade in Tanzania: Implications for Food Security and Resilience on October 15, 2020. This report summarizes that event.
Oct 2nd, 2020
FEWS NET Zimbabwe Food Security Alert - September 2020
COVID-19 added to consecutive droughts and economic shocks in Zimbabwe drives high assistance needs
Sep 29th, 2020
Global Report on Food Crises - 2020 September update
This September update of the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises with a special focus on COVID-19 finds that a range of 101–104.6 million people in 27 countries are classified in Crisis or worse (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) according to analyses carried out between March and September 2020, reflecting the peak situation in times of COVID-19 in countries.
Sep 23rd, 2020
Report: COVID-19 and its Impacts on Childhood Malnutrition and Nutrition-related Mortality
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) conducted recent analysis on economic shocks and child wasting showing an important increase in the prevalence of moderate or severe wasting among children younger than 5 years due to COVID-19-related losses in GNI per capita. To consider the implications of this analysis for Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI), IFPRI, the Ethiopia National Information Platform for Nutrition (NIPN) and the Food Security Portal (FSP) Project co-hosted a webinar on “COVID-19 and its impacts on childhood malnutrition and nutrition related mortality” on 23rd September 2020, which this report summarizes.
Aug 28th, 2020
FEWS NET Ethiopia Food Security Alert - August 2020
Poor households across Ethiopia experience sharp declines in income amid COVID-19 control measures
Apr 21st, 2020
Global Report on Food Crises 2020
At 135 million, the number of people in Crisis or worse (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) in 2019 was the highest in the four years of the GRFC’s existence.