FSNWG

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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 two-fold: to provide an up-to-date food security and nutrition situation analysis (early warning) and to offer a forum to build consensus on critical issues facing policy and interventions. The FNSWG has served regional governments, donors, and non-governmental agencies since the early 2000’s. Current membership includes approximately 80 organisations (IGAD, UN agencies, NGOs, donors, and research institutions) who contribute to the operation of the working group, and its nutrition, markets, food security information, livestock and pastoralist sub-groups.

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Food Security and Nutrition snapshot
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  • According to the IPC, at least 63.4 million people in 10 of the 13 countries covered by the FSNWG were highly food insecure (IPC Phase 3+) in May 2023. In addition, 20.1 million people were …
Food Security Statement, March 2023
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According to the IPC, at least 55.3 million people in 10 of the 13 countries covered by the FSNWG were highly food insecure (IPC Phase 3+) in March 2023. Of these, 25.8 million were from …

East Africa cross-border trade bulletin for October-to- December 2022
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The Market Analysis Sub-group of the Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) monitors informal cross- border trade of 88 food commodities and livestock in eastern Africa in order to quantify the impact on regional …

January 2023 update
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According to the most recent IPC2 analysis, about 78.3 million people in 11 of the 13 countries covered by FSNWG were highly food insecure (IPC Phase 3+) and in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in …

Joint Statement on the ongoing Drought in the Horn of Africa, November 2022
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Immediate global action required to prevent Famine in the Horn of Africa: A 5th consecutive season of drought has been set in motion by a poor start to October - December rains, and below-average …

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Food Security Statement for October 2022
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Key messages

  • About 56.6 million people in 10 of the 13 countries covered by FSNWG were highly food insecure (IPC Phase 3+) and in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in October 2022. Of these, about …
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