West Africa’s Food Security Likely To Become More Tenuous As Ebola Epidemic Continues, E.C. Report Says

SciDev.Net: Ebola worsens food crisis in West Africa
“The Ebola outbreak’s impact on household incomes has significantly damaged food security in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, the West Africa countries most affected by the disease, says a report by the European Commission (E.C.). Assessing data from agencies including the World Bank and the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the report says: ‘The extent, magnitude and severity of the food security impacts of the [Ebola] outbreak are likely to increase as the epidemic continues’…” (Sharma, 1/22).

The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/kff

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California.