31 January 2013
Overall, the food security situation was analyzed in 13 livelihood zones for September–December 2012. About 870,277 people in 12 livelihood zones is classified in Phase 3- Crisis. Another 2,381,754 people are classified in Phase 2- Stressed and 2,055,402 in Phase 1- Minimal.
In general, the food security status of analyzed zones has relatively improved in the reporting months compared to the previous year thanks to increased remittances received, good rainfall and good cereal production reaching 1.2 million tons, by end 2012, by 12 percent higher than in last season. The availability of water and pasture has also increased in some parts of the country, leading to improvement in livestock productivity and value. Remittances also played a major role in many household’ livelihoods and became the main source of income to meet their daily basic needs. The inflow of remittances in 2012 peaked at more than 3.5 billion USD, surpassing the 2011 record of 3.0 billion USD and accounting for almost half of the country’s GDP.
31 July 2008
Tajikistan is affected by frequent natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods and landslides. During 2008, an exceptionally harsh winter, coupled with an energy crisis resulting in shortages further exacerbated the existing food insecurity and vulnerability.
31 May 2008
WFP, FAO, UNICEF and the Government of Tajikistan decided to conduct a joint assessment to update the knowledge of the food security, agriculture and nutritional situation in rural areas at household level.
30 April 2008
Between June and December 2007, WFP and the Tajikistan Food Coordination Forum (including FAO, UNICEF, WFP, Oxfam, Save the Children, Agha Khan Foundation, Mission East and Action Against Hunger) piloted an IPC (Integrated Phase Classification) in Tajikistan.
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- 31 July 2010 Overcoming TB in Tajikistan, with help from WFP