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Cross-border Trade and Food Security in West Africa - The Western Basin: Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal
 - The western basin – defined for the purposes of this study as the market system linking Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, western Mali and Mauritania – hosts a variety long-distance trade flows that support the livelihoods and coping strategies of households vulnerable to food insecurity. When trade flows occur freely, the palm ...read more
01/03/2010
Marchés et Sécurité Alimentaire dans le Bassin Est - Février 2010
 - D’une manière générale, la campagne agricole 2009/2010 dans le bassin est s’est achevée de manière mitigée. Au Niger et au Tchad, l’arrêt précoce des pluies utiles à la mi-septembre a été préjudiciable à l’issue de la campagne agropastorale. Les cultures n’ont pas pu boucler convenablement leur cycle et le pâturage ...read more
01/02/2010
Programme spécial d'urgence et d’appui a la production alimentaire en Haiti en réponse au tremblement de terre du 12 janvier 2010 et à l'intégration des populations déplacées
 - Le tremblement de terre qui a secoué la République d`Haïti le 12 janvier 2010 et les nombreuses répliques qui s`en sont suivies, ont occasionné dans les départements de l’Ouest et du Sud-est d’innombrables pertes en vies humaines, la destruction de beaucoup d`infrastructures et des déplacements de population vers les autres ...read more
29/01/2010
FAO Sub-regional Emergency Operations and Rehabilitation Office for West Africa/Sahel: Presentation of Activities, January 2010
 - Within FAO, Emergency Operations and Rehabilitation Coordination Units (ERCUs) are established in countries where interventions are necessary. The FAO’s Sub Regional Emergency Operations and Rehabilitation Office for West Africa / Sahel was created in Dakar in 2006 in order to coordinate its emergency interventions in the sub region with the ...read more
25/01/2010
FAO’s Sub-regional Emergency and Rehabilitation Office - West Africa/Sahel: 2010-2013 Strategy
 - Each year the population of West Africa faces crises that may vary in nature or intensity or affect different livelihood zones, but as these shocks are reoccurring in closer succession, more people are trapped in a downward cycle of vulnerability. Food security and nutrition indicators in the West Africa region ...read more
01/01/2010
Georgia Spotlight Story: Winter feed crucial to livestock holders
 - In Georgia, livestock production represents 60 percent of the total value of agricultural production. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, livestock farming started developing in Georgia and today there are 1 200 000 livestock, out of which 750 000 are cows. In the middle of ...read more
02/11/2009
FAO's Coordination Role in Zimbabwe
 - FAO’s Emergency and Rehabilitation Coordination Unit (ERCU) has been a central provider of agricultural information and technical advice for the humanitarian community in Zimbabwe since 2002. FAO also supports and participates in major national agricultural assessments and surveys, such as national crop assessments, the FAO/World Food Programme Food and Crop ...read more
01/09/2009
Appui aux ménages exposés à des crises et Renforcement des Capacités dÁnalyse de la Cellule pour le Suivi de la Sécurité Alimentaire en Afrique de l'Ouest (OSRO/RAF/908/SWE)
 - Le ralentissement de l'activité économique à l'échelle mondiale qui est survenu après la crise alimentaire de 2008 et l'augmentation des prix des produits alimentaires, se sont traduits au niveau des pays en développement comme le Sénégal, par une augmentation de l'insécurité alimentaire qui frappe les populations vulnérables. Dans ce context, la FAO apporte ...read more
01/09/2009
Georgia Spotlight Story: Restoring a family's lifeline
 - Tbilisi, Georgia Two kilometres from the border of South Ossetia lies the village of Ditsi (42°12'34"N 44°1'46"E), which was on the front line of the conflict in August 2008. Upon fleeing the residents of Ditsi had to undergo forced changes to their lives, with their harvest damaged or completely lost in ...read more
01/09/2009
Georgia Fact Sheet - September 2009
 - The Food and Agricultural Organizations of the United Nations (FAO) responded rapidly to the August 2008 conflict, working with the Government of Georgia and international partners to conduct a comprehensive agricultural sector needs assessment and appeal for emergency agricultural support through the UN Consolidated Appeal Process. The USAID provided a USD5.5 ...read more
01/09/2009