Eritrea Food Security Country Brief, September 2011-February 2012
22 Mar 2012, Eritrea
- Among the causes of vulnerability to food insecurity are economic constraints and high international food and fuel prices.
- According to international agencies, widespread lack of access to food is reported and there is a general agreement on the extremely alarming hunger situation.
- It is reported that countries receiving Eritrean asylum seekers escaping their country face violence and torture.
- The Government is supporting agricultural production with several irrigation programs in different regions.