Towards establishing early warning systems for food security in the horn of Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Isavwa, luka;
United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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THE HORN OF AFRICA includes the countries of Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. This sub-region covers an area more than 6million km2 with a population in excess of 160 million people. Greater parts of a number of some of the countries in the sub-region are either semi-arid or arid. The principal agricultural countries are Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan Tanzania and Uganda, countries whose main economic activities are dependent on agriculture.