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 - The Global Report on Food Crises highlights the plight of millions of people who must fight every day against acute hunger and malnutrition. More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger requiring urgent food, nutrition and livelihoods assistance (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) in 2018. The worst food ...read more
14/10/2019
 - Key points Given the resurgence of violence in Burkina Faso, agricultural activities have dropped by 20–70 percent in crisis-affected areas where half of the land will not be cultivated compared with 2017/18. Decreased livestock production has also been observed, which increases the levels of food insecurity and malnutrition among vulnerable populations. The ...read more
04/10/2019
 - Depuis début 2018, le Burkina Faso est confronté à une crise humanitaire sans précédent. La détérioration rapide de l’insécurité et l’augmentation soudaine des attaques armées ont engendré des déplacements de population qui pourraient atteindre plus de 333 000 personnes avant la fin de l’année. Les difficultés d’accès aux champs, les ...read more
27/09/2019
 - La note de plaidoyer conjoint entre l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) et le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) vise à mettre l’accent sur la grave détérioration de la sécurité au Burkina Faso et sur ses répercussions sur les moyens d’existence pastoraux et agropastoraux des plus vulnérables. Ensemble, les ...read more
18/07/2019
 - Climate-driven hazards and conflicts are increasing in intensity and frequency. The impact on local economies, people’s lives and their livelihoods has similarly increased. Approximately 8 out of 10 people who are acutely food insecure rely on crops, fisheries, livestock or forestry assets for their survival. However, one crisis can follow ...read more
07/06/2019
 - Four decades of conflict and recurrent natural disasters have debilitated Afghanistan’s institutions and weakened the resilience of its people, making it nearly impossible for communities to adequately cope with further shocks. In 2018, the most severe drought in decades, compounded by conflict, a significant economic downturn, plant pests, animal diseases, ...read more
03/05/2019
 - Conflict, political instability and insecurity have fuelled the crisis in Libya, impacting individuals and families as well as the country’s economy and institutions. Resulting waves of displacement and the protracted nature of the situation has affected the ability of households to withstand additional impacts, while the erosion of purchasing power ...read more
04/04/2019
 - This year’s Global Report on Food Crises highlights the plight of millions of people who must fight every day against acute hunger and malnutrition. More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger requiring urgent food, nutrition and livelihoods assistance (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) in 2018. The worst ...read more
02/04/2019
 - The Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities (SFERA) enables the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to take rapid and effective action in response to food and agricultural threats and emergencies. The Fund has three components:(i) a working capital component to advance funds once a resource partner's ...read more
20/03/2019
 - The main types of energy resources in northeastern Nigeria are firewood and charcoal. When using inefficient energy technologies, such as open fires, the demand for these energy resources is high. In response, FAO is implementing SAFE. With the support of Norway and in partnership with the International Centre for Energy, ...read more
11/03/2019
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