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Monitoring food security in countries with conflict situationsby FAO and WFP
August 15, 2016
Conflict is a leading cause of hunger and this short document (42 pages) describes hunger resulting from conflict in 17 countries, countries where conflict and hunger have been substantial . It is a joint study by the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Food Program and available as a free download from FAO.
Each of the 17 country briefs provides an overview of people suffering from acute food insecurity and a short description of how conflict has brought about hunger. The regions and countries included are: Latin America: Haiti and Colombia; Africa: Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast,Liberia, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan; Middle East: Lebanon, Iraq, Syria and Yemen and Asia: Afghanistan.
Reviewed by Lane Vanderslice, Editor of Hunger Notes
World Hunger News
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