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 - This FAO manual provides technical advice and guidelines for each of the livestock interventions most common during emergency response to natural and human-induced disasters. These are: destocking, veterinary support, provision of feed, provision of water, shelters and provision of livestock. There is also a chapter on the use of cash ...read more
18/07/2016
 - Dans le cadre du Programme triennal (2013-2016) de réponse à l’invasion acridienne à Madagascar, l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations- FAO) et le Ministère auprès de la Présidence en charge de l’agriculture et de l’élevage de Madagascar (MPAE) ont organisé ...read more
17/07/2016
 - Diagnostic Durant la 2ème décade de février 2016, selon les relevés du Centre national antiacridien et les besoins du Criquet migrateur malgache solitaire, les conditions pluviométriques favorables se limitaient à l’Aire grégarigène transitoire Centre et Est et à l’Aire de multiplication initiale Nord. La pluviosité était souvent excédentaire dans l’Aire de ...read more
06/07/2016
 - Key messages The impact of the current El Niño is overwhelming for any one agency or government and requires concerted and decisive assistance from the international community. This is primarily a food and agriculture crisis. Of the almost USD 4 billion required to meet the humanitarian demands of El Niño affected countries, ...read more
06/07/2016
 - The content of the publication is intended to raise awareness on the multiple implications that extreme weather-related phenomena, particularly El Niño and La Niña, through the Human Security approach metodology, for the occasion of the HL event on El Niño to be held in New York on the margins of ...read more
05/07/2016
 -  Featured Stories: Disaster risk reduction and management and climate change adaptation at the heart of FAO's work in the Philippines FAO-DA formulate National La Niña Action Plan Higher than average yield for rice farmers in Central Luzon Telefood: Communal vegetable gardens in Mindanao promote community nutrition and sustainable livelihoods Zambonaga fisherfolk rise from conflict through ...read more
05/07/2016
 - Key messages 19 out of 22 governorates are facing Emergency (Phase 4) and Crisis (Phase 3) levels of food insecurity. At least 26 percent of the population is living under Emergency levels of food insecurity. The humanitarian crisis will turn into a humanitarian disaster unless urgent funding is received to meet immediate food ...read more
01/07/2016
 - Locust situation From the end of the first dekad of May 2016, the dry and cool season gradually set in throughout the Great Island, causing the vegetation to dry out, thus leading to less favorable conditions for the Malagasy Migratory Locust, which may subsequently form new groups. During May, groups of ...read more
30/06/2016
 - The Dry Corridor in Central America, in particular Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, is experiencing one of the worst droughts of the last ten years with over 3.5 million in need of humanitarian assistance. Smallscale producers and rural communities remain the most vul-nerable to drought, an important socio-economic phenomenon given ...read more
29/06/2016
 - Context The agricultural sector in Lebanon, and particularly the milk and dairy sector, isa major source of income for poor rural communities. This is especially the case for households who do not own land. Almost 60 percent of livestock farmers in Lebanon depend on dairy as their main source of living ...read more
23/06/2016