Food Security Monitor

December 2020 – January 2021, Edition #10

The goal of AGRA’s Food Security Monitor is to provide an overview assessment of the food security outlook in AGRA focus countries in East, West and Southern Africa, taking into account the movement of prices of main food staples and government interventions that impact on domestic and regional food trade alongside the impact of forecast weather changes and environmental conditions on food security. Our monthly Food Security Monitor is one way that AGRA makes data available to key stakeholders to underpin evidence-based decision-making. Highlights from the November Food Security Monitor are summarized: Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and South Sudan continued to show very high levels of food insecurity with more than 50% of the population in these countries having insufficient food for consumption. This is the third consecutive month since AGRA began tracking hunger hotspots that these four countries have had more than 50% of their total population without adequate food for consumption…

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