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Food Security Outlook
June 2024 - January 2025
Food assistance needs will remain high across northern Nigeria through January 2025
  • Conflict continues to drive widespread Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes in Northeast, North West, and North Central Nigeria. Many years of protracted conflict in the Northeast and escalating conflict in the North West and North Central is disrupting livelihood activities, limiting access to income-generating activities, driving population displacement, and constraining food access. In inaccessible areas of the Northeast, households will likely face Emergency (IPC Phase 4) outcomes through January 2025 as they continue to have restricted mobility, reduced access to markets, and depleted coping capacity.
  • FEWS NET estimates that between 17 and 18 million people will need humanitarian assistance in the June to August 2024 lean season. Of highest concern includes the population in inaccessible areas, the displaced population in garrison towns, and the IDPs in camps in the Northeast. These are closely followed by the displaced population in the North West and North Central states.
  • The macroeconomic crisis persists, with inflation hitting a nearly 30-year high and the continued devaluation of the Nigerian naira. Households across the country face increased prices for basic necessities, while labor wages have not been able to keep up, driving widespread Stressed (IPC Phase 2) outcomes. Vulnerable households, including IDPs, who are facing multiple shocks, including conflict and the macroeconomic crisis, are worst affected. 
  • Humanitarian food assistance in the Northeast reached about one million beneficiaries with about 70 percent of their caloric needs monthly. IDPs in camps are the main beneficiaries of this assistance. However, food assistance is expected to be scaled down in October after the main season harvest, even though needs will remain elevated. 
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Nigeria Acute Food Insecurity Classification (May 2022 - September 2022)

Forward-looking analysis representing the most likely food security outcomes for the near term (May 2022) and medium term (June 2022 - September 2022) periods.

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Nigeria Acute Food Insecurity Classification (June 2021 - January 2022)

Current (June 2021) food security outcomes and forward-looking analysis representing the most likely food security outcomes for the near term (June 2021 - September 2021) and medium term (October 2021 - January 2022) periods.

Nigeria Acute Food Insecurity Classification Shapefile June 2021 (.zip) (ZIP) Nigeria Acute Food Insecurity Classification June 2021 (.geojson) (GeoJSON) Current Situation: June 2021 (.png) (PNG) Near Term Projection: June 2021 - September 2021 (.png) (PNG) Medium Term Projection: October 2021 - January 2022 (.png) (PNG) Current Situation: June 2021 (.kml) (KML) Near Term Projection: June 2021 - September 2021 (.kml) (KML) Medium Term Projection: October 2021 - January 2022 (.kml) (KML)
Nigeria Acute Food Insecurity Classification (March 2020 - September 2020)

Forward-looking analysis representing the most likely food security outcomes for the near term (March 2020 - May 2020) and medium term (June 2020 - September 2020) periods.

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Seasonal Calendar Seasonal Calendar
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The Seasonal Calendar shows the annual and cyclical patterns of key food and income sources in a country throughout the typical year.

Seasonal Calendar image showing harvest and rainy periods for Nigeria
Production & Trade Flow Maps
FEWS NET captures the market networks for a product in a given country or region, including their catchments and trade flow patterns.
Cassava, Normal Year Cowpea, Normal Year Livestock, Normal Year Maize, Normal Year Millet, Normal Year Sorghum, Normal Year
Satellite-Derived Products Satellite-Derived Products
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USGS-provided data and imagery supports FEWS NET's monitoring efforts of weather and climate throughout the world.

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Livelihood Zone Resources Livelihood Zone Resources
Revised Livelihoods Zone Map and Descriptions for Nigeria, September 2018 Nigeria Livelihood Zone Summaries, November 2014 Preliminary Livelihoods Zoning: Northern Nigeria, March 2007 Nigeria Livelihood Zone Map, September 2018
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