With little time to lose to secure a winter harvest in Hurricane-struck Haiti, FAO has begun emergency distributions of seeds and tools to help disaster-affected families produce food and restore livelihoods lost in Haiti’s biggest humanitarian crisis since the 2010 earthquake.
To address the impact of humanitarian crises on lives and livelihoods, and improve the efficiency of humanitarian interventions, it is key to understand what is happening at ground level. Needs ...read more
In 2015, drought exacerbated by El Niño ravaged Ethiopia’s highlands and lowlands, resulting in crop failure and wide-scale animal losses. To counter the devastating impact on the vulnerable smallholder farmers that make up the ...read more
Forage seed distribution activities transcend the immediate El Niño-induced feed crisis by transferring the skills of growing and managing cultivated forages to communities.
Rehabilitated waters points are central to boosting the drought resilience of pastoralist communities in Afar, Ethiopia. With support from the Kingdom of Norway, FAO has established water points in several ...read more