FAO South Sudan is responding to a complex emergency through the multi-donor Emergency Livelihood Response Programme, which includes the distribution of crop, vegetable and fishing kits and animal health interventions to a targeted 3.2 million people in 2017. This programme is funded by the Common Humanitarian Fund, Norway, UKAID and ...read more
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
In response to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan, FAO has been providing critical agricultural inputs to extremely vulnerable families in an effort to ensure they can produce food during ...read more