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Who are we?

The Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) is a regional platform, currently co-chaired by ICPAC and FAO. It’s goal is twofold: Providing an up-to-date food security and nutrition situation analysis (early warning) and offering a forum to build consensus on critical issues facing policy and interventions The FNSWG has served regional governments, donors, and nongovernmental agencies since the early 2000’s. Current membership includes approximately 80 organizations (IGAD, UN agencies, NGOs, donors and research institutions) who contribute to the operation and content of the working group and its nutrition, markets, food security information, livestock and pastoralist subgroups.

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IGAD Food Security and Nutrition Response Strategy
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The compounding impacts of climatic shocks, conflict and insecurity, adverse macro-economic shocks, desert locust invasion and the COVID-19 pandemic, together with protracted food insecurity from past shocks will likely lead to a food security crisis …

Nearly 28 million people were already food insecure before COVID-19 in the IGAD region
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Nairobi / Djibouti, 4th June 2020: An estimated 27.6 million people across the IGAD region were classified in Crisis or worse (IPC Phase 3+) levels of acute food insecurity in 2019. This figure represents 20% …

Regional focus on IGAD Member States, 2020 Global report on Food Crisis
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In 2019, 135 million people faced acute food insecurity that required urgent action (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) in 55 countries and territories analysed across the world, according to the Global Report on Food Crises …

East Africa Cross Border Trade Bulletin
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The Market Analysis Sub-group of the Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) monitors informal crossborder trade of 88 food commodities and livestock in eastern Africa in order to quantify the impact on regional food …

Global Food Crisis Report 2020
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The Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) 2020 is the result of a joint, consensus-based assessment of acute food insecurity situations around the world by 16 partner organizations. At 135 million, the number of people …

COVID19 Alert
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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is likely to exacerbate existing food crises in the East Africa region and drive worsening food security and nutritional outcomes. Given the high level of uncertainty relating to both on the …