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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 ($US)52,760,844
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 2,506,534
European Commission4,753,105
United Kingdom1,287,625
USA1,000,000
Japan900,000
Denmark546,349
France267,380
Ireland205,198
Spain138,313
Private Donors98,867
Threats to food security
  • Drought
  • Floods
  • Erratic rains
  • Desert locusts