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2021 Report on Financing Flows and Food Crises

The Global Network's 2021 Report on Financing Flows and Food Crises features an analysis of the external financing to food sectors to countries that experience food crises as identified by the 2021 Global Report on Food Crises. It presents a quantitative and neutral analysis of trends of the humanitarian and development assistance to food sectors globally, regionally and nationally between 2016 and 2020 alongside data on acute food insecurity. The report aims to contribute to ongoing efforts to meet the targets of SDG 2: Zero hunger by providing timely, transparent and actionable information to ensure that the right type of [...]

September update of the 2021 Global Report on Food Crises

The September update of the 2021 Global Report on Food Crises reports on the magnitude and severity of acute food insecurity in 2021 in countries that qualified as food crises in 2020 in the GRFC 2021. 

Using data available by 10 September 2021, this update highlights the highest number of people in Crisis or worse (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) or equivalent in 2021. 

In many countries, the numbers were already higher than in 2020 and acute food insecurity continued to be primarily driven by high levels of conflict/insecurity in conjunction with economic shocks, including COVID-19-related effects, as well as weather extremes [...]

2021 Global Report on Food Crises - Regional Focus on the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Member States

On 21 September 2021, it was released the third edition of the Regional Report on Food Crises for East and Central Africa, a joint analysis led by the Food Security Information Network (FSIN), under the Global Network Against Food Crises, that provides a comprehensive regional picture of the food security and nutritional situation in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Member States. This edition of the report indicates that the number of food [...]

Hunger Hotspots - FAO-WFP early warnings on acute food insecurity - August to November 2021 Outlook

The August to November edition of the Hunger Hotspots report provides the results of a joint FAO-WFP early warning analysis of acute food insecurity hotspots, highlights countries that are at risk of significant food security deterioration, and in particular acute hunger and associated malnutrition. The analysis takes into account all major drivers of food insecurity. It provides a forward-looking perspective, outlining the likely evolution of impacts over the next four month or so months aiming to inform urgent action to safeguard food security of the most vulnerable communities in these locations.

Country Briefs

This set of briefs provides an in-depth analysis of the financing flows to food security, agriculture and nutrition for eleven countries with food crisis situations: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan, the Sudan, and Yemen. The series complements the global analysis of the technical note on “ “Financing Flows and Food Crises: global analysis of humanitarian and development assistance to food security, agriculture and nutrition”  developed by the Technical Support Unit of the Global Network Against Food Crises.

2021 GRFC

On 5 May 2021, the Global Network against Food Crises held a high-level virtual event to release the latest figures on how many people are facing acute hunger and malnutrition in crisis prone countries, in a new edition of its annual report, the Global Report on Food Crises. Access the report and all event's related information and products. 

Technical note

On March 2021, the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of the Global Network Against Food Crises released the technical note on “Financing flows and food crises – global analysis of humanitarian and development assistance to food security, agriculture and nutrition”. The note provides an overview of the types and availability of external financing flows to food sectors to food crisis situations around the world between 2016 and 2019.

Hunger Hotspots

The FAO-WFP Hunger Hotspots report is a forward-looking, earlywarning analysis of countries and situations, called hotspots, where acute food insecurity is likely to deteriorate over the coming months. These hotspots are identified through a consensus-based analysis of key drivers of food insecurity, and their likely combination and evolution across countries and regions. Looking at the outlook period of March–July 2021, there are 20 countries and situations where there is a likelihood of further deterioration in acute food insecurity, due to multiple drivers of hunger that are interlinked or mutually reinforcing. These are primarily conflict dynamics, economic shocks, the socio-economic impacts [...]

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