Vegetation Cover Anomaly – updates (Dec 16, Jan-March 17)

You can now have access to the latest vegetation cover anomalies products (December 2016, and January, February and March 2017).

The latest one, March 2017shows improvements (green) in the vegetation cover in Southern Africa (compared to November 2016). However the vegetation cover is lower than average (red) in the east/Horn of Africa, including Somalia and South Sudan, two countries at a high alert risk for famine (see more information on this FEWS NET article, or even from the Guardian article on Somalia).