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 - The 2010 floods in Pakistan were one of the most devastating natural disasters of our times – described as a slow motion tsunami. Beginning in late July, unexpectedly severe monsoon rains caused flash and riverine floods which combined to affect almost one-fifth of the country’s land mass, an area larger ...read more
19/03/2012
 - FAO has renewed its commitment to realizing a hunger-free Horn of Africa, basing its support on four main principles: (i) governments and peoples commit to a hunger-free Horn of Africa; (ii) policies and institutions ensure the realization of a hunger-free Horn; (iii) increased investment in agriculture and food security promotes peace and prosperity; ...read more
01/03/2012
 -  The ongoing political instability in Mali could compromise the effectiveness of the response to food and nutrition crisis The pastoral situation continues to deteriorate in most of the Sahel countries Markets: Grain prices are stable at high values in the Niger while they are increasing in Burkina Faso and Mali
01/03/2012
 - Depuis 1978, date de sa présence au Niger, la FAO a toujours soutenu, accompagné et appuyé les pouvoirs publics dans l’exécution de nombreux programmes et projets de développement qui concourent à promouvoir le monde rural et à relever les niveaux nutritionnels des populations, en particulier les plus vulnérables à l’insécurité ...read more
01/03/2012
 - Dans ce numéro: Sahel 2012: urgence face à l’insé-curité alimentaire Stratégie Sahel: assurer la sécurité alimentaire et les moyens d’exis-tence José Graziano Da Silva: « sortir du cercle vicieux des crises répétées et prolongées » La FAO et les Appels humanitaires dans la région La FAO lance sa Stratégie DRM Togo: renforcer les capacités natio-nales face ...read more
01/03/2012
 - L'Essentiel: Alerte Sahel: Manque conséquent de fonds pour répondre à la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle en cours; L’instabilité politique qui prévaut au Mali pourrait compromettre l’efficacité de la réponse à la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle; La situation pastorale continue de se détériorer dans la plupart des pays du Sahel; Marchés: Les prix des céréales ...read more
01/03/2012
 - 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