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Desert Locust Bulletin 506 (23 December 2020)

Intense swarm invasion of Kenya likely from mid-December onwards Substantial breeding caused large numbers of hopper bands to develop within a vast area of eastern Ethiopia and central Somalia during...

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FAO Food Price Index rises sharply

Global food commodity prices rose to a nearly six-year high in November. FAO also trims its cereal crop forecasts and notes 45 countries need external assistance for food **3 December 2020, Rome -...

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Crop Prospects and Food Situation, No. 4, December 2020

COUNTRIES REQUIRING EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE FOR FOOD FAO assesses that globally 45 countries, 34 of which in Africa, continue to be in need of external assistance for food. The impact of the COVID-19...

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GIEWS Country Brief: Central African Republic 02-December-2020

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Crop production in 2020 forecast slightly below‑average level Most food prices in October well above year‑earlier levels About 1.9 million people estimated severely food...

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Burkina Faso + 3 more

Les institutions spécialisées des Nations Unies chargées des questions d’alimentation alertent sur la hausse des taux de faim aigüe et le risque potentiel de famine dans quatre foyers névralgiques

La situation au Burkina Faso, au nord-est du Nigéria, au Soudan du Sud et au Yémen est préoccupante, alors que la faim aigüe augmente partout dans le monde Rome - Le monde est en état d’alerte accrue...

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FAO in the 2021 humanitarian appeals

Levels of acute hunger have soared throughout 2020. Country after country has recorded shocking new figures and, globally, the total number of people who have experienced acute food insecurity at...

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