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Ethiopia

Update on food security in Ethiopia - 30 Jun 1999

Government allocates 20,000 M/T of grain to meet crisis In response to mounting concerns about the current drought situation in Ethiopia, the disaster Prevention and Preparedness Commission (DPPC) announced that the government had pledged 20,000 M/T of grain to meet the…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
UNDP-EUE
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Ethiopia

Ethiopia: North and South Gonder Food Security Assessment - May 1999

North and South Gonder - Food security assessment in parts of the Tekeze River watershed Assessment Mission: May 26-June 7, 1999 By Yves Guinand, UN-Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia Introduction and background Objectives of mission and methodology used The objective of the…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
UNDP-EUE
Posted:
30 Jun 1999

Eritrea + 4 more

Building for Peace in the Horn of Africa: Diplomacy and Beyond

John PrendergastBriefly Already the deadliest conflict cluster in the world, the Horn of Africa has exploded again because of the intensification of the once-improbable Ethiopia-Eritrea war. Support by Ethiopia and Eritrea for proxy militias in Somalia has reignited…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
USIP
Posted:
28 Jun 1999

Burundi

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 06/99 - Burundi

Harvest of 1999 second (B) season foodcrops is underway. Prospects are unfavourable as rains started one month late and ceased earlier than normal. Beans in highland areas were particularly affected. Frosts in March and armyworms in parts, particularly in…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Somalia

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 06/99 - Somalia

The outlook for the 1999 main "Gu" cereal crop, accounting for some 80 percent of annual production in normal years, is unfavourable. The area of maize and sorghum is expected to decline as a result of delayed and erratic…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 06/99 - Sudan

Planting of 1999 main season cereal crops has started. Early prospects are favourable due to heavy rains during April and May. Pasture conditions are reported to be satisfactory in most regions, especially in the Upper Nile which was flooded…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Uganda

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 06/99 - Uganda

Prospects for the 1999 main season cereal crops are generally favorable. Crops stressed by a long dry spell in April in western parts recovered, as rainfall improved in May. Northern and north-eastern Uganda, where the season starts later, have…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Ethiopia

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 06/99 - Ethiopia

Prospects for the 1999 Belg crop, now being harvested, are unfavourable, due to below-normal rains. Although Belg production accounts for only 7 percent of total cereal production, it is important in several areas where it provides the bulk of…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Rwanda

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 06/99 - Rwanda

Harvest of the 1999 second season foodcrops is underway. The outlook is uncertain. A delay in the start of the rainy season was followed by abundant and well distributed precipitation in March. However, rains were below average in April…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011