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07 Jun 2017 description

L’essentiel

Les mois de février et mars coïncident avec le début des récoltes de grande saison dans le Sud de Madagascar, tandis que la période de soudure continue à marquer le Sud-Est.

05 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • An external review on WFP’s technical assistance on food security to the Government has been finalized. The review analysed the efficiency and effectiveness of WFP technical assistance to food based programmes in areas such as capacity strengthening, disaster risk reduction and resilience building as well as data collection and management.

05 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • The Government advised the suspension of all relief activities in May, during the preparations for the elections on 03 June 2017.

  • The delivery of food for WFP supported schools for the second quarter has been finalized; however,
    Early Childhood Care and Development centres are yet to receive food as stocks are insufficient.

  • WFP and the Government have agreed on the extension until December 2019 of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of school feeding.

02 Jun 2017 description

On 11 May 2017, the government of Madagascar launched the third National Nutrition Action Plan (PNAN III) at a grand ceremony with President Hery Rajaonarimampianina. This plan takes on the recommendations of an evaluation undertaken following PNAN II, including an increased focus on multi-sectoral coordination and wider coverage – targeting 80% of those affected by malnutrition across the country.

02 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Harvests begin across Southern Africa, improving food security for vulnerable households

• Projections for June to September indicate Minimal levels of food insecurity across the region

• USAID/FFP provides nearly $270,000 in new funding to UNICEF to continue nutrition

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Jun 2017 description

From 7-8 May 2017, the SUN Movement Coordinator along with a delegation from the SUN Movement Secretariat visited Madagascar to reflect on progress made and the road ahead in the fight against malnutrition. Madagascar has one of the highest rates of childhood stunting in the world – Over half of children are chronically malnourished.

01 Jun 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

01 Jun 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NETcountry and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

01 Jun 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

01 Jun 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

01 Jun 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

01 Jun 2017 description

Region

The April 2017 harvest is expected to be above-average, with Tanzania, parts of Madagascar and northern Mozambique the exceptions. A good agricultural season is critical after two consecutive droughts led to unprecedented levels of food insecurity. Countries in the region continue to battle several hazards with potentially detrimental effects on food security, including an armyworm outbreak.

Angola

31 May 2017 description

This report is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator in Lesotho in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It is issued by the Humanitarian Country Team. It covers the period from 17 March 2016 up to 31 May 2017.

Highlights

  • The emergency response to the El Niñoinduced drought is still ongoing and is scheduled to continue until August 2017.
    While most humanitarian relief activities have been completed, the outstanding interventions are being terminated in the upcoming weeks.

31 May 2017 description

31 May 2017, Harare – The Embassy of Sweden and UNDP signed USD 8 million grant today giving a boost to the Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) and marking Sweden’s increasing development cooperation in resilience building and climate action in support of the people of Zimbabwe.

31 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

In April, fifteen districts conducted Active Case Finding activities. The results are as follows:

  • 1,131,688 Children under five reached through active case finding campaign while 10,669 children (1,593 with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) and 9,076 with Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) were referred to health facilities for further investigations and admissions in the Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) program.

30 May 2017 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • The floods that hit Malawi in 2015 caused damage to the economy

  • Village communities helped restore earth roads and bridges that were washed away

  • A Public Works Program provided villagers the options of cash or farm inputs in return for work

30 May 2017 description

Numéro du projet: UTF/MAG/081/MAG

Donateur: Madagascar

Contribution: 1,5 millions d’USD

Date du projet: 23/07/2013‒31/12/2016

Objectif: