la República Democrática del Congo

la República Democrática del Congo

Read more about FAO in emergencies and the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the CongoThe Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to suffer from a series of shocks – armed conflict, epidemic outbreaks and natural hazards – that increase humanitarian needs and people’s vulnerabilities. In 2018, the crisis in the country drastically worsened, spreading to previously unaffected areas, and continues to cause significant population displacement in the region, with 1.3 million people internally displaced – the majority of whom live with host families who already face chronic poverty and food insecurity.

In the effort to contribute to peace-building, FAO is working to protect and restore the livelihoods of crisis-affected households, to increase their self-reliance, enhance production and marketing chains, and to support the establishment of income-generating activities.

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 - La République démocratique du Congo est confrontée à des défis liés à la vulnérabilité de sa population et à l’insécurité alimentaire, principalement en raison d’un accès ...read more
18/05/2020
 - Key points The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the world’s second most food-insecure country (Global Report on Food Crises, 2019), with 15.6 million Congolese facing severe acute food ...read more
20/04/2020
 - As part of a joint programme between the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), FAO implemented the Dimitra Clubs, a gender-transformative ...read more
26/03/2020
 - In March 2020, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) officially ...read more
22/03/2020
 - The joint FAO/UNICEF/WFP integrated resilience programme will build on the comparative advantages of each of the three agencies to provide targeted beneficiaries in the Democratic Republic ...read more
05/03/2020
 - The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), through the German Development Bank KfW, has contributed EUR 50 million ($54 million) to a resilience ...read more
04/03/2020
 -  to assist 1.7 million people FAO requires USD 55 million period January – December 2020                                 In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, rural populations are the most affected by recurrent shocks. Violence ...read more
07/02/2020
 - Key points According to preliminary results of the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis (August 2019) 15.6 million Congolese are severely food insecure and struggle ...read more
11/10/2019
 - This update, facilitated by the Food Security Information Network and produced under the Global Network against Food Crises, provides the members of the United Nations Security Council ...read more
05/09/2019
 - Key points Some 13.1 million Congolese are severely food insecure (Integrated Food Security Phase Classification [IPC], August 2018), who struggle to feed themselves daily – only second ...read more
09/07/2019