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Uganda

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In Uganda, WFP supports an estimated 1.2 million people. Photo: WFP/Marco Frattini
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Uganda has made improvements in development including in areas affected by conflict, drought and extreme poverty. However, challenges remain especially in the Karamoja region where more than one in three children are stunted.

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Threats to Food Security: 
  • Drought
  • Poverty
  • Conflict
  • Floods
Latitude: 
0.314269
Longitude: 
32.5728722
legacy ID: 
800
ISO31661_Char2Code: 
UG
ISO31661_Char3Code: 
UGA
ISO31661_NumberCode: 
800
ISO31661_Name: 
Uganda
Facts and Figures
Climate: 
Tropical; generally rainy with two dry seasons (December to February, June to August); semiarid in northeast
Terrain: 
Mostly plateau with rim of mountains
Food production: 
Coffee, tea, tobacco, cassava (tapioca), potatoes, corn, millet, pulses, cattle, goat, poultry
Annual harvest: 
Not available
Agricultural production (% of GDP): 
30.2
Human Development Index: 
0.505
Children under weight for age (% of children under 5): 
23
Population undernourished (% of total pop.): 
19
Global hunger index - label: 
Serious
Global hunger index - value: 
17.1
infant mortality rate per 1000 live birth - 2005 UNDP : 
79
Crisis
Crisis Active: 
No Crisis