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Burkina Faso + 1 more

GIEWS Country Brief: Burkina Faso 03-April-2020

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Localized deficits despite above‑average production harvested in 2019 Above ‑ average imports expected in 2019/20 marketing year Prices of coarse grains stable except in...

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Niger + 3 more

GIEWS Country Brief: Niger 03-April-2020

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Average cereal production harvested in 2019 Cereal import requirements forecast above‑average level Stable prices due to adequate food availabilities Food insecurity rising in...

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Chad + 4 more

GIEWS Country Brief: Chad 03-April-2020

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Above-average production harvested in 2019 Cereal import requirements forecast at above-average level Prices of coarse grains generally stable, but down from year earlier ...

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Mauritania + 1 more

GIEWS Country Brief: Mauritania: 03-April-2020

**FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Record cereal harvest gathered in 2019 Food prices generally stable following seasonal trends Continued assistance still needed for most vulnerable people Record cereal...

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Mali

GIEWS Country Brief Mali 03-April-2020

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Above‑average cereal output gathered in 2019 Cereal import requirements forecast at above‑average level Prices of coarse grains generally stable reflecting adequate...

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Cameroon + 1 more

GIEWS Country Brief: Cameroon 03-April-2020

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Concerns over upcoming 2020 cropping season in Northwest and Southwest regions due to insecurity Near‑average crop production obtained in 2019 Staple food prices at low levels...

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Los precios mundiales de los alimentos bajan en marzo

La debilidad de la demanda y la caída de los precios del petróleo a causade la pandemia lastran los precios internacionales de los principales productos alimentarios 2 de abril de 2020, Roma- Los...

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Mexico

GIEWS Country Brief: Mexico 02-April-2020

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Winter 2020 crop conditions reportedly favourable Plantings of 2020 winter crops declined due to low irrigation water availability Cereal 2019 output estimated at slightly...

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World food prices drop in March

Weakening demand and falling oil prices due to the global pandemic drive down international prices for major food commodities 02 April 2020, Rome - World food prices declined sharply in March, driven...

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Atténuer les impacts du COVID-19 sur le commerce alimentaire et les marchés - Communiqué conjoint de QU Dongyu, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus et de Roberto Azevado, Directeurs généraux de la FAO de l’OMS et de l’OMC

Des millions de personnes à travers le monde dépendent du commerce international pour leur sécurité alimentaire et leurs moyens d'existence. Alors que plusieurs pays ont adopté des politiques visant...

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Kenya + 11 more

Criquet pèlerin - Mise à jour (31 mars 2020)

Davantage d’essaims continuent à se former dans la Corne de l’Afrique La situation reste extrêmement alarmante dans la Corne de l’Afrique, essentiellement au Kenya, en Ethiopie et en Somalie, où une...

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Somalia

Somalia Rainfall Forecast - Issued: 01 April 2020

The last few days saw a reduction of rainfall activities across Somalia with most stations recording light or no rains. The Ethiopian highlands did not record any significant rains as well. The...

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Colombia + 1 more

GIEWS Country Brief: Colombia 31-March 2020

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Plantings of 2020 main season crops expected at high levels, driven by high prices Cereal production in 2019 estimated at above-average level Cereal import requirements in 2020...

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Joint Statement by QU Dongyu, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Roberto Azevedo, Directors-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO)

Millions of people around the world depend on international trade for their food security and livelihoods. As countries move to enact measures aiming to halt the accelerating COVID-19 pandemic, care...

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Kenya + 11 more

Desert Locust situation update - 31 March 2020

More swarms continue to form in Horn of Africa The situation remains extremely alarming in the Horn of Africa, specifically Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia where widespread breeding is in progress and...

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