A donation of 16 million US dollars from
the Japanese government to IOM will help the Organization counter some
of the many impacts of severe food insecurity on migrants and migration
in the Horn, East and Southern Africa.
Conflict, natural disasters, environmental
degradation and climate change, rising agricultural costs, food prices
and food shortages have all led to deepening food insecurity for millions
of poverty-stricken people across Africa in recent years.
For many, the food crisis has been a
root cause for migration, particularly to urban areas or abroad, while