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Logistics Cluster Coordination and Road Infrastructure Repairs

Food insecurity in Mauritania stems from poverty, environmental degradation, and cyclical shocks. Recent assessments show that over 14 percent of the population is consistently food insecure. Thousands more become food insecure as the annual lean season approaches, and food insecurity in urban Nouakchott has risen sharply in recent years. 

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Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)50,798,950
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 749,000
European Commission4,753,105
United Kingdom1,287,625
Private Donors98,867
Threats to food security
  • Drought
  • Floods
  • Erratic rains
  • Desert locusts