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05 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • FAO has further raised its estimate of the 2014 world cereal production and its forecast for global cereal stocks. Early prospects for cereal supplies in 2015/16 are mostly favourable, partly sustained by large stocks accumulated over the previous two seasons.

  • FAO’s first forecast for global wheat production in 2015 indicates a likely small contraction, mostly reflecting an expected decline in Europe from last year’s record output.

04 Mar 2015 description

Situation Générale en février 2015 Prévision jusqu'à ’mi-avril 2015

La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée préoccupante en février le long de la cote de la mer Rouge, au Soudan et en Érythrée, où des opérations de lutte ont été réalisées contre un grand nombre de bandes larvaires, groupes d’ailes et essaims.

03 Mar 2015 description
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General Situation during February 2015 Forecast until mid-April 2015

12 Feb 2015 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Conflict escalation and recent vacuum of power brought fresh concerns about food security prospects

  • Average cereal crop gathered in 2014

  • Retail prices of wheat stable in recent months

  • Food insecurity decreased from 45 percent in 2011 to over 40 percent in 2014, leaving absolute number of food insecure unchanged

03 Feb 2015 description

Situation Générale en janvier 2015 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-mars 2015

02 Feb 2015 description

General Situation during January 2015 Forecast until mid-March 2015

07 Jan 2015 description

Project code: OSRO/YEM/302/USA

Donor: United States of America

Contribution: USD 500 000

Implementation: 08/04/2013–31/03/2014

Target areas: Yemen

Objective: To ensure that affected populations receive appropriate and sufficient food security solutions in times of emergency.

Key partners: World Food Programme.

Beneficiaries reached: 46 members of the Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC), including United Nations agencies, national and international Non-governmental Organizations and community-based organizations.

06 Jan 2015 description

Situation Générale en décembre 2014 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-février 2015

04 Jan 2015 description

General Situation during December 2014 Forecast until mid-February 2015

12 Dec 2014 description

Swarms laying eggs on Red Sea coast in Sudan

During the first week of December, groups of adults and swarms were seen laying eggs on the Red Sea coast of Sudan near Port Sudan, Suakin and in the Tokar Delta. Groups of adults were also present along the central coastal plains between Port Sudan and Tokar and on the southern coastal plains near Aiterba and Karora, close to the border of Eritrea. Control operations treated 7,000 ha during the first week of the month, of which 6,200 ha were by air.

11 Dec 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • World cereal production in 2014 is forecast to surpass last year’s record, boosting stocks to a 15-year high.

  • Maize export prices increased significantly in November supported by lower than previously expected yields of the 2014 crop in the United States of America. Wheat export prices strengthened in general, while rice quotations declined. Overall, however, cereal export prices persisted at levels below those of a year earlier, reflecting ample global supplies.

03 Dec 2014 description

General Situation during November 2014 Forecast until January 2015

11 Nov 2014 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Average cereal crop forecast in 2014
  • Retail prices of wheat stable in recent months
  • Alarming levels of food insecurity across the country; the number of severely food insecure people doubled since 2009
06 Nov 2014 description

Situation Générale en octobre 2014 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-décembre 2014

Une résurgence s’est développée en octobre au Soudan où des opérations intensives de lutte aérienne et terrestre ont été menées contre des bandes larvaires et des groupes d’ailés.

04 Nov 2014 description

General Situation during October 2014 Forecast until mid-December 2014

09 Oct 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The forecast for global cereal production in 2014 has been raised closer to last year’s record, which is expected to boost inventories to a multi-year high.

  • Export prices of wheat and maize decreased further in September to multiyear lows, driven by expectations of large global supplies in 2014/15. Even rice prices, which had been rising in previous months, fell in September.

02 Oct 2014 description
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General Situation during September 2014 Forecast until mid-November 2014

07 Sep 2014 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Average cereal crop forecast in 2014

  • Retail prices of wheat stable in recent months

  • Alarming levels of food insecurity across the country; the number of severely food insecure people doubled since 2009