Each year, millions of people who depend on the production, marketing and consumption of crops, livestock, fish, forests and other natural resources are confronted by disasters and crises. FAO Strategic Objective 5 is to increase the resilience of livelihoods to threats and crises.
Marie Noelle Koyara State Minister of Rural Development in the Central African Republic: "I would like to thank FAO for all the assistance that FAO and the UN have always provided to ...read more
The full extent of the conflict-driven food security crisis in South Sudan has yet to unfold, warns Sue Lautze, head of FAO operations in the troubled African nation. Recent conflicts have ...read more
In June and August 2012 the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services carried out assessments that confirmed the severity of drought in some partrs of southern Zimbabwe. FAO, with funding ...read more
The short animation explains what the Food Security Cluster is about: coordinating the food security response during a humanitarian crisis.