ECOWAS countries with more than 1 million acutely-food insecure people (phases 3-5)
Northeast Nigeria: 4.3 million acutely food-insecure people
Published : November 2020
One out of two food insecure Nigerians lives in northeast Nigeria. Northeast Nigeria has been struggling with the Islamist insurgency since 2008. Violent conflict has severely weakened fragile livelihoods resulting in a deep humanitarian crisis. The states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe recorded very high levels of food insecurity over the past decade. Food insecurity has become a chronic problem. Large-scale population displacement negatively impacted livelihood activities within displaced and host community households.
Countries : Nigeria
Themes : Agriculture & Value chains, Food security, Markets, prices & trade, Nutrition, Resilience, Social protection
Scale : Local, National
Langs : English