- Sustainable peace and unhindered humanitarian access remain key to ensuring the food security, nutrition and resilience of the people of South Sudan. Although crop harvesting is underway, the long-term effects of conflict, coupled with high food prices, erratic rainfall during the planting season in some areas, reduced livelihood options and ...read more
FAO activated a Level 3 Emergency Response in Yemen on 14 July 2015 given the urgent need to scale up its response to the large-scale impacts of the crisis on food security and nutrition. A Humanitarian System-Wide Level-3 Emergency has been active since 1 July 2015.
14.4 million people – more ...read more
- This study assesses the impact of medium to large scale natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and subsectors in developing countries between 2003 and 2013, focusing on direct physical damage and indirect economic losses.
The findings of the study are expected to support national and international efforts to reduce ...read more
- Key points:
Continued rainfall in the west of the region with the risk of post-harvest losses due to decay of harvested crops
More than 300,000 people affected by floods in the region.
Slight increase in the index of the FAO food price index.
Deterioration of food security in the northern regions of Mali.
- Durant le mois de septembre 2015, la pluviosité était encore très faible (inférieure à 15 mm), voire nulle, dans la Grande-Île, sauf dans quelques localités de l’Aire transitoire de multiplication, où elle était faible (15 à 50 mm). Les feux de brousse continuaient dans les compartiments Centre de l’Aire d’invasion ...read more
- Dans ce numéro:
Combattre l'insécurité alimentaire au Sahel
Cultures pérennes et sécurité alimentaire
Jeunesse au travail
JMA 2015 - « Focus sur la protection sociale et l’agriculture »
Nutrition à Bandigara
Rift Valley fevere (RVF) is a zoonotic, viral, vector-borne disease representing a threat to human health, animal health and livestock production in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Near East and potentially Europe and the rest of the world.
The impact of the disease on people’s livelihoods (socio-economic) and on trade (restrictions) can be ...read more
- Madagascar is prone to natural disasters including drought, floods, cyclones and locust crises. The current locust plague began in April 2012 following a two-year upsurge that was not addressed because of insufficient means. Given the extent of the plague and Madagascar’s high rates of food insecurity and malnutrition, it was ...read more
- The Crisis Management Centre – Animal Health (CMC-AH) is a joint platform of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) to respond to animal disease emergencies. Based at FAO headquarters, CMC-AH combines FAO’s expertise with that of OIE, and liaises ...read more
- Locust situation
From late August onwards, temperatures have gradually increased and bushfires have continued. As a result, young grass regrowth have appeared in early October. Although the first rains have not started yet, the eco-meteorological conditions should slowly improve for the Malagasy Migratory Locust.
In August and September, some small grouped adult ...read more