Famine Early Warning Systems Network

Founding Year: 1985



It was created by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) “in response to devastating famines in East and West Africa” and provides “unbiased, evidence-based analysis to governments and relief agencies who plan for and respond to humanitarian crises.” It analyses “support resilience and development programming as well. FEWS NET analysts and specialists work with scientists, government ministries, international agencies, and NGOs to track and publicly report on conditions in the world’s most food-insecure countries.”


Famine Early Warning Systems Network contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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