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Food Aid Flows 2011 Report

In 2011 global food aid deliveries were the lowest since 1990 at 4.1 million mt. WFP was the primary means of delivery for 60 percent. The priority of donors during the reporting period was to meet...

Cambodia Food Security and Nutrition Quarterly Bulletin July 2011

The Cambodia Food Security and Nutrition Quarterly Bulletin aims to provide decision makers with a regular overview of trends and emerging threats relating to food and nutrition security in Cambodia...

Djibouti - Rural In-depth Emergency Food Security Assessment, July 2011

The aims of this in-depth emergency food security assessment (EFSA) were to: (i) estimate the proportion of the rural food insecure in the five district of Djibouti; (ii) further substantiate the...

Southern Africa - Informal Cross Border Food Trade, 2011

Data was collected by a network of border monitors based at selected border points. Borders throughout the region have been surveyed and the most active and important borders have been selected for...

Ecuador - UNHCR/WFP Joint Mission for the Revison and Re-Evaluation of the Relief And Recovery Operation in Favor of Colombian Refugees in Ecuador, July 2011

The Joint Mission UNHCR-WFP was made up by a technical team specialized in topics of nutrition, logistic, security and protection; they were under the joint supervision of a WFP Representative and...

East Africa - Crossborder Trade Bulletin, 2011

The Market Analysis Sub-group of the Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) monitors cross-border trade of 88 food commodities and livestock in 26 cross-border markets in eastern Africa in...

A Regional View of Wheat Markets and Food Security in Central Asia: With a Focus on Afghanistan and Tajikistan, July 2011

This paper reviews wheat market dynamics in the Central Asia region. As a region whose countries experience perennial food deficits, trade plays a central role in ensuring adequate food availability...

School Meals Fact Sheet

The WFP School Meals Programme supports the Government of Lao PDR in assisting primary school children in communities in Phongsaly, Luangnamtha, Oudomxay, Saravane, Sekong and Attapeu. School meals...

Mother and Child Health and Nutrition Fact Sheet

The WFP-supported Mother and Child Health and Nutrition project aims to prevent stunting in children under two years and to support pregnant and lactating women so they use health facilities more...

Occasional Paper 24 - Food Insecurity and Violent Conflict: Causes, Consequences, and Addressing the Challenges

This paper provides an overview of the link between food insecurity and violent conflict, addressing both traditional and emerging threats to security and political stability. It discusses the...