Angola: Climate - Pests - and Economic Conditions Driving Food Security Crisis in Southern Angola

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   AO2021-0009

Contact:

Office of Agricultural Affairs, Luanda   |   (011-244) 222 641 1058

Angola is facing its most severe drought in the last 40 years, impacting the food security of 1.6 million people in southern Angola, including more than 110,000 children under the age of five who are facing acute malnutrition, according to the World Food Programme (WFP). In addition to the drought, rising food prices and a plague of locusts have made millions of people dependent on urgent humanitarian aid.

Related Reports

The Bank of Ghana restricted access to foreign exchange for a select list of imported products, including rice, poultry, vegetable oils, and pasta, among other items, to implement a directive from the President of Ghana.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Brazil: Coffee Semi-annual

The Agricultural Trade Office (ATO)/Sao Paulo estimate for the Brazilian coffee production for Marketing Year (MY) 2022/23 (July-June) was revised downward to 62.6 million 60-kg bags, a decrease of 1.7 million bags relative to the previous estimate, due to lower output in Arabica production.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Algeria: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Algeria does not develop, commercialize or import genetically engineered products. The Ministry of Agriculture’s decree of December 24, 2020, prevents agricultural genetically engineered product development, commercialization as well as import into Algeria.