This report presents data from the Rwanda impact evaluation baseline survey. It describes the pre-programme baseline situation, looking at primary outcomes as well as other variables of interest. The report begins by reviewing the methodology of the evaluation, its design and randomization strategy.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, WFP has continually assessed household vulnerability to food and nutrition insecurity through monitoring surveys, while simultaneously providing technical assistance and operations support for programmes in response to the pandemic in the Asia Pacific region.

The Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Assessment (CFSVA) was conducted from January to March 2022 against the backdrop of ongoing economic and political instability, and persistent chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.

WFP and FAO are issuing an early warning alert for urgent humanitarian action in 20 hunger hotspots where hunger is expected to worsen from June to September 2022.

Access to safe, sustainable and accessible cooking fuels and technologies is an essential aspect of addressing both energy poverty and food security. The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organisation, and helps families across the world to access life-saving food and humanitarian assistance.

WFP is making climate risk insurance solutions work for food insecure populations. In 2021, WFP protected over 2.7 million people in 18 countries with climate risk insurance, getting closer to reaching its target of 4 million people by 2026.

Vulnerable populations in urban areas globally have been among the worst hit by the global COVID-19 crisis. In South and South-East Asia, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased levels of vulnerability and food insecurity in cities through disruptions to food supply chains, increased food prices and loss of income.

A new food security assessment, released by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), shows that almost 40 percent of Tigrayans are suffering an extreme lack of food, after 15 months of conflict.

Acute food insecurity is likely to deteriorate further in 20 countries or situations – hunger hotspots - during the outlook period of February to May 2022.

The COVID-19 situation in the country continued to improve leading to the government relaxing most restrictive measures in early September, which enabled households to resume livelihood activities. Although vaccination rates have reduced, they still remain among the highest in Africa.

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