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 - Beneficiaries receive vouchers that can be redeemed for goods and services (e.g. seeds, fertilizers, tools, livestock, animal feed and veterinary supplies and services) at selected shops.
29/06/2018
 - To maximize their impact and sustainability, the provision of unconditional cash transfers to beneficiaries is complemented with productive inputs, assets and/or technical training. The cash provided to beneficiaries enables them to address their immediate food and other basic needs while the “plus” component promotes their engagement in productive activities.
29/06/2018
 - Short-term employment opportunities are provided to poor, vulnerable men and women, with the objectives of: Providing income support to poor, vulnerable householdsa through short-term, intensive and unskilled labour, and Building or rehabilitating community productive assets (e.g. irrigation canals, water harvesting systems, etc.) and restore agricultural activities through reforestation, land rehabilitation, etc.
29/06/2018
 - Cash-based transfers are tools for providing support in the form of cash and vouchers to men and women who are food insecure, living in poverty or experiencing other forms of vulnerabilities. FAO implements various types of programmes, including: cash transfers, cash for work, cash+, input trade fairs and voucher programmes.
29/06/2018
 - FAO’s 2018 rainy season programme in Adamawa, Borno state and Yobe in northeastern Nigeria. FAO will deliver inputs the form of three types of kits, comprising crop seed varieties appropriate for the agro-ecological zones.
27/06/2018
 - The onset of the conflict in South Sudan in December 2013 changed the landscape of humanitarian access to populations in the conflict-affected states in the Greater Upper Nile region. Due to insecurity, the population of entire villages fled overnight and staff of non-governmental organizations were evacuated, leaving no access to basic services. In ...read more
22/06/2018
 - Canada is partnering with the United Nations Rome-based agencies (RBAs) – the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) – to further test in the field their joint Conceptual framework for strengthening resilience for food security and nutrition. To do ...read more
19/06/2018
 - Key messages FAO’s has launched its rainy season programme to bolster the food production capacity of 150 000 targeted farming families (1 050 000 people) in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, thereby enhancing their food security, nutrition and income generation. To date, FAO has sufficient funding to reach 149 730 households for the ...read more
14/06/2018
 - After decades of progress, hunger - both acute and chronic - is on the rise again. In 2017, a massive humanitarian effort helped to contain famine in South Sudan and avert famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Despite this, the number of people on the brink of severe hunger continues to rise. Recognizing that humanitarian ...read more
10/06/2018
 - Featured stories:  FAO, legislators launch pilot parliamentary alliance for food security and nutrition in the Philippines Launch of Philippine Valuation Standards 2017 edition Strengthening risk-based food import control FAO, Belgium help restore food security and agricultural livelihoods in conflict-affected communities in Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao FAO’s Early Warning, Early Action Initiative Integrated Food Production ...read more
04/06/2018