- Increasing the Resilience of Agricultural Livelihoods17/05/2016
- FAO Position Paper - The World Humanitarian Summit16/05/2016
- Social protection in protracted crises, humanitarian and fragile contexts14/05/2016
- Paz y seguridad alimentaria - Invertir en resiliencia para sostener los medios de vida rurales en situaciones de conflicto30/03/2016
- The impact of disasters on agriculture and food security26/11/2015
Guidance Note - Accountability to affected populations
FAO is committed to placing accountability to people affected by disaster and conflict at the core of its emergency policy and practice, from preparedness and the onset of an emergency, through all phases of the programme cycle.
Accountability to affected populations (AAP) is a people-centred approach, sensitive to the dignity of all human beings, the varying needs of different segments within a community, and the importance of ensuring that women, men, girls and boys can equally access and benefit from assistance.
AAP is applicable to all of FAO’s programmes, whether humanitarian or development. It is highlighted in humanitarian situations due to the exceptional power imbalance between aid providers and recipients, and the urgent needs and increased vulnerability found within crisis-affected communities.
FAO’s approach to AAP provides a framework for addressing and integrating issues in emergencies such as gender equality, protection, the inclusion of the aged and people living with HIV, AIDS and disability, and the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse by FAO and partner staff.