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30 Apr 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Overall favourable weather conditions benefited crops in 2016

  • Inflation rates forecast to rise moderately in 2017

  • Refugees from Central African Republic estimated at 30 000 in end of February

Cereal harvests in 2016 estimated at near-average level

25 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • The School Feeding Programme faces a critical funding gap. The new school year started in October, but there is currently very little food available for the school canteens. WFP’s Social Safety Net programme is also in urgent need of funding.

  • Funded by the European Union, WFP, FAO and IFAD have launched a small-holder farmers’ project with the Government to promote a home grown school feeding programme.

25 Apr 2017 description
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WaPOR: database dissemination portal and APIs

The FAO portal to monitor Water Productivity through Open access of Remotely sensed derived data (WaPOR) monitors and reports on agriculture water productivity over Africa and the Near East.

It provides open access to the water productivity database and its thousands of underlying map layers, it allows for direct data queries, time series analyses, area statistics and data download of key variables associated to water and land productivity assessments.  

23 Apr 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017

10.7 M contributions received, representing 5% of requirements

198.5 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

21 Apr 2017 description

EN BREF

  • 74.148 Réfugiés sudsoudanais en RDC, dont la plupart sont nouvellement arrivés.

  • 103.617 Réfugiés centrafricains en RDC.

  • 39.837 Réfugiés burundais en RDC.

  • 539.106 Réfugiés de la RDC en Afrique.

  • 828 Réfugiés rwandais rapatriés de la RDC en 2017.

Travail avec les partenaires

21 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 74,148 South Sudanese refugees, most of whom are new arrivals.

  • 103,617 Refugees from the Central African Republic.

  • 39,837 Refugees from Burundi.

  • 539,106 Congolese refugees in African countries

  • 828 Rwandan refugees repatriated from DRC in 2017.

Working with partners

21 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

Maize price trends were mixed in February in the region. Tanzania and the DRC saw significant month-on-month (m-o-m) price increase of their main staple. Zambia and especially Tanzania registered the highest increase in the number of markets in ALPS Crisis.

19 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED

ACTED has been mobilised in the Sud and Grand’Anse departments since hurricane Matthew hit the region on 4 October 2016 to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to affected populations. In all sectors, needs reached high levels: Matthew caused terrible damages, casualties and losses, destroying houses, infrastructure and crops, and leaving 1.4 million Haitians in need of humanitarian assistance.

14 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP continues to face critical lack of funding in C.A.R. crisis countries. In C.A.R., humanitarian needs are still increasing. In Cameroon, WFP continues to distribute half-rations to all targeted C.A.R. refugees in eastern Cameroon. In Chad, WFP suspended food assistance to 66,800 returnees from January to March, to prioritize the use of limited resources during the lean season

Situation Update

13 Apr 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017

9.7 M contributions received, representing 5% of requirements

199.6 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

12 Apr 2017 description

(Brazzaville, Paris - 12 avril 2017) Un an après les premiers bombardements dans la zone du Pool au sud de la capitale Brazzaville, le département considéré comme rebelle demeure fermé à tout observateur extérieur et les autorités congolaises ainsi que des groupes armés non identifiés s’y livreraient à des violations massives des droits humains : bombardement de civils, éviction forcée des populations, arrestations arbitraires et actes de torture et traitements inhumains.

09 Apr 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017

9.7 M contributions received, representing 5% of requirements

199.6 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures displayed in USD

06 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • Insufficient funding continues to have a serious impact on the C.A.R. crisis affected countries. Without additional funding, Cameroon and C.A.R. will distribute only half rations of food to the vulnerable populations from March to June; and in Chad, WFP will prioritize life-saving assistance for vulnerable people during the lean season (from June to September).

In Numbers

04 Apr 2017 description

LA DECLARATION D’ABIDJAN : DEUX ANS APRES

L'Afrique de l'Ouest célèbre le deuxième anniversaire de la Déclaration d'Abidjan portant sur l'éradication de l'apatridie. Au cours des deux dernières années, la région a réalisé d'importants progrès comme illustré ci-dessous :

CELEBRATION DU 2EME ANNIVERSAIRE DE LA DECLARATION

04 Apr 2017 description

ABIDJAN DECLARATION: TWO YEARS DOWN THE LINE

West Africa celebrates the 2 nd anniversary of the Abidjan Declaration on the eradication of statelessness. Over the last two years, the region achieved significant progress as illustrated below:

CELEBRATING THE 2ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE DECLARATION