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Resilience analysis in Borno State, Nigeria

FAO resilience analysis report No. 16
Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) Team, FAO [ 2019 ]
Borno State, in the northeast of Nigeria, has been reduced from a dynamic and populated rural area into a zone of displacement, hazards and food insecurity due to escalating levels of violence. Since 2009, the conflict has devastated households’ agricultural [...]
   

Pathways to self-reliance for refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 16
Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) Team [ 2019 ]
Uganda is one of the largest refugee hosting countries in Africa, with more than 1.1 million refugees. The Uganda Refugee Policy (2006) and the Refugee Regulations (2010) grant refugees wide-ranging rights hinged on a strategy of allocating refugees land, freedom [...]
   

Rapport de l'enquête de base pour l'évaluation de l'impact du programme de résilience de PAM-FAO-FIDA dans le régions de Maradi et Zinder, Niger

Rapport d'évaluation d'impact No. 3
Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) Team [ 2019 ]
Maradi et Zinder sont situés dans la zone agro-écologique Sahélo-Soudanaise du Niger. L’agriculture et l’élevage représentent les principales activités productives et économiques et emploient 70% de la population. Ces deux régions font partie de celles qui ont les taux de [...]
   

Eggs: harnessing their power for the fight against hunger and malnutrition

FSN Forum Activity Report No. 154
FAO FSN Forum [ 2019 ]
This document summarizes the online discussion Eggs: harnessing their power for the fight against hunger and malnutrition, held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 23 October to 13 November 2018. The discussion was facilitated [...]
   
The photo-book draws the attention to the implementation of the “Developing Capacity for Strengthening Food Security and Nutrition in Selected Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia” project in Tajikistan, launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United [...]
   
The photo-book draws the attention to the implementation of the “Developing Capacity for Strengthening Food Security and Nutrition in Selected Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia” project in the Kyrgyz Republic. The project is launched by the Food and [...]
   
The photobook draws the attention to the implementation of the “Developing Capacity for Strengthening Food Security and Nutrition in Selected Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia” project in Armenia, launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United [...]
   

Household vulnerability to food insecurity in the face of climate change in Paraguay

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-04
Paul A. Ervin and Lyliana Gayoso de Ervin [ 2019 ]
This working paper analyses the effect climate change is expected to have on agricultural productivity, caloric consumption, and vulnerability to food insecurity of household agricultural producers in Paraguay. Our results suggest that increasing temperatures and reduced precipitation will reduce agricultural [...]
   

Economic development and the evolution of internal migration. Moving in steps, returnees, and gender differences

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-03
Andrea Cattaneo and Sherman Robinson [ 2019 ]
This paper sheds new light on internal migration processes by estimating migration flows for 31 countries, focusing on step migration and on return migration back to rural areas from urban areas. The approach is to estimate the shares of the [...]
   

Climate-change vulnerability in rural Zambia: the impact of an El Niño-induced shock on income and productivity

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-02
Federica Alfani, Aslihan Arslan, Nancy McCarthy, Romina Cavatassi and Nicholas Sitko [ 2019 ]
This paper examines the impacts of the El Niño during the 2015/2016 season on maize productivity and income in rural Zambia. The analysis aims at identifying whether and how sustainable land management (SLM) practices and livelihood diversification strategies have contributed [...]
   
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