Key highlights from the November Food Security Monitor include:
Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and South Sudan continued to show very high levels of food insecurity with more than 50% of the population in these countries having insufficient food for consumption.
In East Africa, we saw cross border trade activities progressively improve this month. We expect the improvement to be sustained as the fourth quarter ends
Agricultural commodities prices were mixed. In West Africa, maize prices in Nigeria continue to soar compared to the previous 3, 6 and 12 months with increases ranging from 10% to 136% in selected markets