East Africa is currently in food security deficit and many people in the region are facing severe hunger and malnutrition with a projected number of acute food insecurity of over 50 million people in the Greater Horn of Africa. The IGAD Heads of State in July 2020, alarmed by the unprecedented impact of compounded threats on the food security situation in the IGAD Region, called for an international response in the 36th Extraordinary Assembly.

23 September 2020

A Joint Webinar on Good Practice and Knowledge Exchange Initiatives.
Co-organized by African Union Commission and WFP - Regional Centre of Excellence against Hunger and Malnutrition and China Centre of Excellence

02 September 2020

Few times in recent history have we needed food systems data for decision making more, and yet the COVID-19 crisis has raised barriers to collecting this data for many. Join this IFIAD webinar series webinar as we hear from the people who are finding a way forward on addressing key information gaps in food systems research under COVID-19 restrictions.

08 July 2020

From contexts of emergencies to times of peace, markets are pivotal in helping farmers access seed. In this webinar, panelists will present lessons from two reviews of market-led emergency seed interventions, analyzing both the supply and demand side.

01 July 2020