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 - Agriculture provides a livelihood to 80 percent of the flood-affected population in Pakistan. Extensive damage was caused to all subsectors (crops, livestock, fisheries, forestry). It is vital to ensure crop production is resumed by as many farmers as possible through winter (Rabi) and into spring (Kharif) planting. FAO’s flood response programme ...read more
25/11/2010
 - Analysis of food insecurity has undoubtedly improved in recent years. However, the extent to which improved analysis has been translated into more appropriate and justified responses to food security problems is unclear. This is due to the fact that the area of response analysis – the link between situation analysis ...read more
21/10/2010
 - Agriculture provides a livelihood to 80 percent of the flood-affected population in Pakistan. FAO is supporting Government-led efforts to rapidly restore agricultural production and livelihoods affected by the floods. To date, FAO has received USD 45.5 million in donor contributions within the framework of the Revised Pakistan Floods Emergency Response ...read more
05/10/2010
 - Humanitarian clusters have become the standard business model for the coordination of humanitarian responses in both large-scale, sudden-onset disasters and protracted crises and other complex emergencies, such as in the Sudan. Humanitarian clusters support the coordination of integrated, needs-based, timely and appropriate responses. The Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Cluster in ...read more
01/10/2010
 - The signing of Sudan’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) on 9 January 2005 marked the end of Africa’s longest civil war and opened the way for a transition to peace. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is contributing to peacebuilding efforts through activities that facilitate the disarmament, ...read more
01/10/2010
 - If immediate action is not taken to protect and restore agricultural production in flood-affected areas of Pakistan, farmers will continue to suffer losses long after the floods recede. Further depletion of livelihoods can be prevented and food assistance needs reduced in the longer term, if support is mobilized in time. ...read more
28/09/2010
 - A joint FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited Haiti from 16 June to 13 July 2010 to evaluate food crop production in the 2010 spring cropping season and to forecast forthcoming summer and autumn/winter season harvests and the cereal import requirements for the 2010/11 marketing year. Highlights Despite the ...read more
21/09/2010
 - The scale of losses to the agriculture sector caused by the Pakistan floods is unprecedented and further unfolding. Approximately 80 percent of people in the flood-affected areas depend on agriculture for their livelihood. One of the greatest challenges on the ground is assisting farmers to recover their land in time ...read more
10/09/2010
 - The scale of losses to the agriculture sector caused by the Pakistan floods is unprecedented and further unfolding. Approximately 4 out of 5 people in the flood-affected areas depend on agriculture for their livelihood. One of the greatest challenges on the ground is helping farmers to recover their land in ...read more
03/09/2010
 - A l’instar des autres pays de la région ouest-africaine, le Sénégal a enregistré aux mois d’août et de septembre 2009 des pluies diluviennes qui ont provoqué d’importantes inondations en milieu périurbain et rural. Plus de 30 000 foyers de la banlieue de Dakar ont été sinistrés, ainsi que 5 732 ...read more
01/09/2010