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 - Since its founding in 1945, FAO’s core work supporting food security, nutrition, poverty reduction and sustainable agriculture has helped to reduce the economic, political, social and environmental drivers of conflict. The UN Secretary-General has made sustaining peace a priority focus across the UN system, building on the differing scope and focus ...read more
16/07/2018
 - Nearly 6 million people are estimated to be severely food insecure during the lean season (June‒August) in the Sahel. Unless urgent action is taken, the number of children with severe acute malnutrition is likely to rise from 1.1 to 1.6 million.
10/07/2018
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Emergency Management Centre for Animal Health (EMC-AH) has been leading global animal health emergency management since 2006. EMC-AH is a joint platform for FAO’s Animal Production and Health, and Emergency and Rehabilitation divisions with the aim of reducing the impact ...read more
10/07/2018
 - In 2018, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in South Sudan must respond to the highest levels of food insecurity ever recorded in the country. To address this challenge, FAO revised its multiyear Emergency Livelihood Response Programme (ELRP) to enable rapid food production among the most ...read more
25/05/2018
 - 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
22/05/2018
 - The Cadre Harmonisé (CH) is the current ECOWAS/Sahelian Regional framework for consensual analysis of acute food insecurity situations. The results of this analysis for sixteen northern states of Nigeria and the FCT were arrived at after analyzing the food and nutrition security outcome indicators and their relevant contributing factors namely, ...read more
23/03/2018
 - The Global Report on Food Crises brings together regional and national data and analysis into one report to provide a clear comprehensive picture of acute food insecurity in the many countries affected by food crises around the world. The report goes beyond the figures to explore key drivers of food insecurity, ...read more
22/03/2018
 - The United States Agency for International Development and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations are working together to keep the world safe from infectious disease threats. Their two key programmes – Global Health Security Agenda and Emerging Pandemic Threats – are building animal health capacity to prevent, ...read more
07/03/2018
 - Since 2013, the Boko Haram insurgency in northeastern Nigeria has caused a significant humanitarian crisis resulting in massive socio-economic and human losses. A total of 1.9 million people fled their homes losing their livelihoods, and 75 percent of them are currently with host communities, putting an additional burden on already ...read more
05/03/2018
 - Protecting livelihoods by providing emergency agricultural assistance from the onset of a crisis is crucial to save lives, while enabling people to produce food and earn an income. Rapid and efficient response to agricultural threats and emergencies saves lives, promotes recovery and reduces the gap between dependency on food assistance ...read more
08/02/2018
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