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 - In this document: Crop Subsector Project Profiles Fisheries/Aquaculture Subsector Project Profiles Livestock Project Profiles Forestry Subsector Project Profiles
01/03/2012
 - The situation in the drought‐affected areas of the Horn of Africa has improved significantly. However, an estimated 9 million people are still in need of assistance. Livestock body conditions remain good despite the rapid deterioration of vegetation conditions due to abnormally dry and very hot conditions in the pastoral areas ...read more
01/03/2012
 - In July 2010, torrential monsoon rains caused flooding of an unprecedented magnitude affecting the entire length of Pakistan. One year after the floods, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) together with the Pakistan Food Security Cluster (FSC) decided to carry out a multi-agency assessment Detailed Livelihood Assessment (DLA) in 28 ...read more
25/02/2012
 - Each year, countries in the Eastern and Central region of Africa experience the highest number of natural hazards and people-induced disasters in all of Africa. More and more people are adversely affected by natural hazards, such as droughts and floods, as well as crop and livestock diseases, civil conflicts, unstable ...read more
22/02/2012
 - In view of the expected nutrition, food and pastoral crises in the Sahel and its neighbouring countries in 2012, this document aims to: Strengthen preparedness at the regional level; Support the coordination among response actors and facilitate the monitoring of the situation; Serve as a reference document if other appeals (i.e. Flash Appeals) ...read more
15/02/2012
 - Joint statement by United Nations agencies, the European Commission and USAID on the deteriorating situation in the Sahel Rome – Leaders of United Nations agencies, representatives of affected governments, and major donors today called for an urgent scale up of humanitarian, rehabilitation and development assistance to address rising levels of hunger ...read more
15/02/2012
 - Food insecurity and malnutrition are recurrent and severe in the Sahel. Acute food crises occurred in 2005 and 2010. In 2012, several countries in the subregion are again at high risk. Agricultural production was sharply reduced due to late and irregular rains, and prolonged dry spells in 2011. Even though ...read more
14/02/2012
 - The “Response Plan for a food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel”, is an updated version of the strategy on “Preparedness for a food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel and affected neighbouring Countries”, just recently launched in Dakar on 15 December 2011. The updated version emphasizes the needs and the ...read more
14/02/2012
 - Good Emergency Management Practice: The Essentials - A guide to preparing for animal health emergencies is one of FAO’s GEMP publications, focused on preparedness. Planning for emergency disease eradication or control programmes cannot be left until a disease outbreak has occurred. An animal disease emergency can have serious socio-economic consequences. If ...read more
07/02/2012
 - Information Note N. 1 This Information Note summarizes key issues regarding the 2012 food and livelihoods crisis in some localized areas of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and other neighbouring countries. It analyses the impact of the agricultural and pastoral situation on food security and household vulnerability, and provides ...read more
06/02/2012