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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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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 …

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 …

Food Security Statement March 2020
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33.1 million people in the eastern and central Africa region are currently severely food insecure (IPC phase 3 or worse) and require food assistance. Of these, 16.95 million are from four of the eight IGAD …

Food Security Statement February 2020
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The overall food security situation has improved in most countries following above-average OctDec 2019 seasonal rainfall that positively impacted on crop and livestock production, as well as the availability of wild foods and fish.

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IPC South Sudan January to July 2020
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How Severe, How Many and When – In the analysis period of January 2020, 5.29 million people (45.2% of the population) are estimated to have faced Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or worse acute food insecurity, …