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ASAP hotspot assessment March 2021
Apr 01 2021

The March edition of the JRC's Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment is now available at:

The price of rice rose by 44-50% during the COVID-19 lockdown in Nigeria.
The price of rice rose by 44-50% during the COVID-19 lockdown in Nigeria.
Dec 04 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and the associated lockdown measures have been a shock to food systems worldwide, affecting both supply and demand.

This has led to unforeseen fluctuations in food prices, particularly at country and local levels, which have hit the poor and vulnerable hardest.

In order to help tackle the food-security issues resulting from such price fluctuations, policymakers need reliable real-time data of where their interventions are most needed.

ASAP hotspot assessment July 2020
Aug 06 2020

The July edition of the JRC's Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment is now available at:

Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment

ASAP hotspot assessment of May 2020
May 27 2020

The May edition of the JRC's Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment is now available at:
Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment