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Ethiopia + 6 more

FEWS bulletin Sep 1999: Eastern Africa and the Horn

Large Reduction Expected in Ethiopia’s meher Crop Production Ethiopia’s meher (main) season rains in August were generally weak and poorly distributed. However, isolated heavy rainstorms have resulted in localized floods. The Awash River flooded its banks and…

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Assessment
Source:
USAID
Posted:
30 Sep 1999

Angola

FEWS bulletin Sep 1999: Southern Africa Climate Outlook

The following summarizes the statement issued by the Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum after its September 1999 meeting. National, regional and international climate and food security experts met in Maputo, Mozambique from September 13 to 17…

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Assessment
Source:
USAID
Posted:
30 Sep 1999

Ethiopia

Drought situation in Ogaden Region (Somali National Regional State)

SEPTEMBER,1999 1. SUMMARY DATA FACESHEET 1. Report Title: Drought Situation Report in Somali National Regional State 2. Project Holder: Ogaden Welfare Society 3. Legal Status: Association 4. Contact Person: Mahamoud Abdi Ahmed, Executive Director P.O.Box 2189 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Ogaden Welfare Society would…

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Assessment
Source:
OWS
Posted:
30 Sep 1999

United Republic of Tanzania + 3 more

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 09/99 - Tanzania

Harvesting of the 1999 main season cereal crops is complete. Preliminary estimates put total cereal production (maize, rice, wheat, sorghum and millet) at about 3.76 million tonnes, about 9 percent below last year. The decline is attributed to erratic…

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Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Burundi

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 09/99 - Burundi

The volatile security situation in the country has deteriorated in recent weeks, with an escalation in violent incidents and renewed displacement of people. Planting of the 2000 A crop season is about to start. FAO, in collaboration with WFP and…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Angola

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 09/99 - Angola

The already precarious food situation in the country has deteriorated further following an escalation of civil conflict in recent months. The number of displaced people from rural areas into provincial capitals increases daily. Unconfirmed reports indicate that apparently 200 people…

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Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Rwanda

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 09/99 - Rwanda

Land preparation for planting of the 2000A season is underway under seasonally dry weather. Final estimates of a Government of Rwanda/FAO/WFP/USAID/EU mission at local level that assessed 1999B season production estimates an output of 2.4 million tonnes. This is…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Ethiopia

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 09/99 - Ethiopia

Abundant rains in July and August benefited developing 1999 main "Meher" crops, particularly in parts of Ahmara, Tigray and eastern Oromiya where precipitation had been insufficient. However, inadequate rains in April and May delayed land preparation and planting of long-cycle…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Eritrea

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 09/99 - Eritrea

Prospects for 1999 main season cereal and pulse crops to be harvested from November have improved, due to above-average and well distributed rains in July and August. Earlier, erratic and inadequate spring rains (March to May) and below- average…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 09/99 - Sudan

Heavy rains in northern and central parts of the country in August resulted in severe floods causing loss of life, population displacement, damage to infrastructure and property, and loss of cereals and cotton. Preliminary assessments indicate that nearly 200 000…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011