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GIEWS Country Brief: Yemen 29-August-2014

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

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Ethiopia + 8 others
Desert Locust Bulletin 431 ( 2 September 2014)

General Situation during August 2014 Forecast until mid-October 2014

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Yemen + 10 others
Desert Locust Bulletin No. 430 (1 August 2014) [EN/FR]

General Situation during July 2014 Forecast until mid-September 2014

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Yemen Plan of Action 2014-2015 [EN/AR]

INTRODUCTION

Yemen, one of the least developed countries in the world, is experiencing a complex and protracted crisis that has heavily affected its political and socio-economic stability and economic performance.
Years of conflict – compounded by the degradation of natural resources, limited food production, climate change and variability, population growth and widespread unemployment – have made much of Yemen’s population extremely vulnerable.

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Yemen: Food Security Cluster – Snapshot June 2014

Bees make money (livelihood Success stories from the FSA Cluster)

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World + 33 others
Crop Prospects and Food Situation, No. 2, July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Prospects for 2014 global cereal production improve further with upward revisions to coarse grains and wheat forecasts, contributing to an enhanced cereal supply outlook for 2014/15.

  • International prices of wheat and maize dropped in June, reflecting favourable production prospects, while rice export quotations increased slightly. Cereal export prices were overall lower than their year earlier levels.

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Somalia + 13 others
Desert Locust Bulletin No. 429 (3 July 2014) [EN/FR]

General Situation during June 2014 Forecast until mid-August 2014

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Yemen + 5 others
Desert Locust situation update 24 June 2014

Swarms in Yemen

The Desert Locust situation is improving in the Horn of Africa, Oman and Iran but swarms have recently been sighted in Yemen.

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GIEWS Country Brief : Yemen 03-June-2014

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

Average cereal crop forecast for 2014

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Ethiopia + 9 others
Desert Locust situation update 5 May 2014

Locusts may increase in Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, and Oman

The Desert Locust situation continues to improve along both sides of the Red Sea due to control operations and drying conditions in Sudan, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

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Somalia + 12 others
Desert Locust Bulletin No. 427 (5 May 2014) [EN/FR/AR]

General Situation during April 2014 Forecast until mid-June 2014

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Somalia + 11 others
Bulletin sur le Criquet pèlerin (No. 426, 3 avril 2014)

Situation Générale en mars 2014

Prévision jusqu'à’mi-mai 2014

La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin s’est améliorée en mars le long des deux rives de la mer Rouge suite aux opérations de lutte et au dessèchement des conditions. Néanmoins, il subsiste un risque que des groupes d’ailés et peut-être quelques petits essaims puissent se déplacer dans les aires de reproduction printanière de l’intérieur de l’Arabie saoudite et du Yémen, où une reproduction est possible.

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Somalia + 11 others
Desert Locust Bulletin No. 426 (2 Apr 2014)

General Situation during March 2014

Forecast until mid-May 2014

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Djibouti + 14 others
Bulletin sur le Criquet pèlerin (No. 425, 4 Mar 2014)

Situation Générale en février 2014

Prévision jusqu'à’mi-avril 2014