Most Sub-Saharan African countries have improved their food security over the past year


Graph1.35The Global Food Security Index (GFSI) by The Economist and DuPont measures a country’s level of food security on a scale of 0 (poor) to 100 (strong). 21 out of 29 countries (71%) covered by the GFSI in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are  today more food secure than they were in 2013 – a development driven by the region’s strong economic growth over the past decade. Of the 10 countries that have improved the most between 2013 and 2014, seven are African, with Uganda leading the global year-on-year food security improvers list with a gain of 5.8 points. Read more here…