IGAD Food Security and Nutrition Response Strategy

July 2020

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 of an unprecedented magnitude. In the most probable scenario, the number of people in the region in need of food assistance will dramatically increase in 2020 following COVID-19, invasion of desert locust and flooding.

Tags: Food Security