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FOOD SECURITY SECTOR CASH DASHBOARD - JANUARY 2019

Post date Friday, 1 March, 2019 - 17:28
Document Type Periodic Monitoring Report
Content Themes Agriculture, Cash and Vouchers, Early Recovery, Food Assistance, Food Security Cluster
Sources Food Security Cluster / Sector

During January 2019, the sector partners assisted 1,474,713 unique individuals of which 51% were assisted through cash-based transfers including cash, mobile money, vouchers, electronic vouchers, and cash for work/assets/training. Of those assisted with cash-based transfers, 93% were for SO1 (Food Assistance) and 7% were for SO2 (Agriculture and Livelihoods). Borno State remains to be where cash-based assistance is mainly provided, with Restricted (voucher, electronic voucher) being the main means of Cash Transfer used. A rapid market assessment was conducted in three key markets in Maiduguri (Bullumkutu, Baga Road and Monday Market), which showed that adequate stocks of local rice, imported rice, maize, and red beans are widely available in all three main markets through regular trade with markets in Biu (Borno State), Potiskum (Yobe State), Mubi (Adamawa), and Kaduna, Taraba, Lagos and Niamey in Niger Republic.

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