Famine Early Warning Systems Network

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (1985; Washington, D.C; fews.net)

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network is a “leading provider of early warning and analysis on acute food insecurity around the world.” 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.”

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