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 - Through its disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) seeks to protect livelihoods from shocks, to make food production systems more resilient and more capable of absorbing the impact of, and recovering from, disruptive events. Disaster risk reduction protects development investments in the ...read more
 - SOMMAIRE Situation écométéorologique Situation acridienne Situation agro-socio-économique Synthèse
 - In this issue: Desert Locust Campaign Making Progress in Kassala  
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) manages public works programmes to provide transfers to vulnerable, food-insecure and/or crisis-affected households in return for the provision of labour (particularly through labour-intensive construction and rehabilitation projects). The two main objectives of public works programmes are to: (i) provide income ...read more
 - FAO has been intricately involved with activities emanating from emergency situations for many decades. Under such circumstances, not only is assistance required urgently but it is also essential to ensure that it is sufficient both in quantity and quality. Overall objectives are carefully focused on encouraging sustainable recovery programmes and although ...read more
 - One of the main causes of food insecurity for farmers in rural areas is limited access to agricultural inputs. Therefore, one strategy to address the vulnerability of food-insecure farmers is to improve smallholder access to these inputs. To this end, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) ...read more
 -  Large population movements are reported as a consequence of the Mali conflict. It is estimated that there are currently 292 648 IDPs in Mali and 175 211 refugees in neighboring countries, mainly Burkina Faso, Mauritania and the Niger.  The FAO/WFP Food Security estimates that 585 000 people are food insecure in ...read more
 -  Despite good agricultural production in 2012 and good conditions for pastoralists, the situation in the Sahel remains critical mostly due to the impact of the 2012 crisis, as well as previous recent crises. Approximately 10.3 million people remain food insecure in 2013 and over 1.4 million children are at risk ...read more
 - L'Essentiel Campagne agropastorale 2012-2013 : baisse des productions agricoles au Nigeria Situation toujours très précaire au Mali, en particulier au Nord pour les pasteurs Prix des céréales sèches en hausse sur presque tous les marchés du Niger, du Burkina, du Mali et du Tchad L’insécurité à l’ouest de la Côte d’ivoire menace la sécurité ...read more