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The Western Basin - Cross Border Trade and Food Security in West Africa, March 2010

The study aims to provide decision makers with baseline information on cross-border trade and food security, including market flow maps and an analysis of trader capacities and incentives. The study...

Haiti - Rapid Post-Earthquake Emergency Food Security Assessment, March 2010

Following the initial rapid assessments immediately after the earthquake, a rapid EFSA took place in February 2010. This survey was led by CNSA (Coordination Nationale de la Sécurité Alimentaire) of...

Guinee - Enquete nationale de securite alimentaire (ENSA): document de synthese, March 2010

There is a deterioration in the food security and nutrition situation for a significant part of the population reflected by the failure of development of many policies, political instability and...

Sri Lanka - Nutrition and Food Security Assessments, 2009

A household survey was carried out in nine districts of Sri Lanka, one district randomly selected from each province. Each district constituted one study area, except the Colombo district which had...

Sierra Leone - Rapid Qualitative Food Security Assessment in Selected Livelihood Groups in Eastern and Southern Provinces and Western Area of Sierra Leone

The World Food Programme (WFP) has been operating in the country since 1968. In collaboration with the Government and other partners it pursues the goal of feeding the hungry poor through school...

Sierra Leone - Human Security in WFP Operations: Analysis of Context and Activities in Eastern and Southern Sierra Leone

As part of a series of research papers undertaken by the WFP Protection Project, this case study maps out the context in which WFP is, and will be, working under the up-coming Protracted Relief and...

Georgia - Emergency Food Security Assessment: Caucasus Conflict Follow-Up, March 2010

In August 2008 a short but intense conflict erupted between Russia and Georgia over the region of South Ossetia. This caused some 138 thousand Georgians to flee their homes in the war affected zone...

China - A Report on the Status of Food Security, 2009

Since the 1996 World Food Summit, China has made remarkable progress in increasing agricultural production, incomes and the nutritional status of its population. In the face of tight supply in the...

Rwanda - Emergency Food Security Assessment, April 2006

Two years of severe drought in Rwanda have affected three consecutive harvests. In response to reports of a deteriorating situation, an Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) was undertaken in...

DR Congo - Food Security Monitoring System - Community and Household Surveillance, 2009

The Food Security Bulletin is published routinely by WFP or with WFP's participation. It contains a summary of information on food security trends. Information is synthesise and analysed from primary...