Subregional Office


 for Eastern Africa (SFE)





Paying farmers for environmental services

The State of Food and Agriculture 2007 explores the potential for agriculture to provide enhanced levels of environmental services alongside the production of food and fibre. The report concludes that demand for environmental services from agriculture – including climate change mitigation, mproved watershed management and biodiversity preservation – will increase in the future, but better incentives to farmers...details


GIEWS Special Alerts No. 324
Horn of Africa – 14 February 2008

Conflict and civil unrest in several parts of the Horn of Africa, with flare ups in the last several months, have rendered millions of people dependent on food assistance and devastated the livelihood systems of many. There is a high probability that hitherto generally food secure households will become chronically food insecure with continued large scale displacements...details


The Right to Food: a Window on the World
Resource and Activity Guide

The “Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger” global initiative, FAO and WAGGGS, have joined forces to educate young people around the world about hunger and malnutrition and to motivate them to become actively involved in the fi ght against hunger. By providing practical tools such as the “Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger” lessons, the “Youth Window” and the cartoon book and activity guide “The Right to Food: a Window on the World”, we prepare and encourage children and young people to work together with us in the global fi ght against hunger and malnutrition....details