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Georgia Fact Sheet - June 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. In response to the Georgia ...read more
01/06/2009
FAO Emergency and Rehabilitation Programme in Myanmar
 - Cyclone Nargis caused more destruction and human suffering than any natural disaster in Myanmar’s history. Over 2.4 million people were affected, nearly 140 000 died and 33 754 suffered severe injury. The vast majority of displaced persons (0.8 million) lost all of their possessions, including the productive assets they need ...read more
27/04/2009
The humanitarian situation in Gaza and FAO's response
 - The recent conflict in the Gaza Strip has seen extensive damage inflicted on local infrastructure, with preliminary estimates placing the financial extent of the destruction at almost USD 1 billion. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other agencies believe that almost all of Gaza’s 10 ...read more
23/01/2009
Myanmar - Post-Nargis Recovery and Rehabilitation Programme Strategy
 - The risk of natural hazard varies from moderate to high across Myanmar and is characterized essentially by small- and medium-scale but frequent events. Cyclone Nargis (2 and 3 May 2008) is by far the most devastating natural disaster in Myanmar’s history. It has brought to the fore the extreme vulnerability, ...read more
05/01/2009
Agricultura y ganadería altoandina severamente afectadas por las bajas temperaturas en la sierra Peruana comienzan su recuperación
 - Las comunidades de pequeños agricultores y alpaqueros de subsistencia en las zonas altoandinas más afectadas por las bajas temperaturas del 2008 en el Perú, empiezan a salir adelante gracias a una intervención de emergencia financiada por la Comisión Europea. Dichas poblaciones, ubicadas en la sierra central y sur a más ...read more
08/12/2008
FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
 - FAO and WFP conducted a Crop and Food Supply Assessment Mission (CFSAM) in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) from 9 through 24 October 2008. This was the first such exercise since 2004; in late 2005 the DPRK Government had decided to sharply curtail humanitarian assistance after a short ...read more
08/12/2008
Assistance aux populations vulnérables affectées par la hausse des prix des céréales et le déficit de la campagne agricole 2007-2008
 - Dans le cadre de l'initiative contre la flambée des prix alimentaires (ISFP) et le déficit de la production agricole de la campagne 2007-2008, la FAO a mobilisé, grâce à l'appui financier des Coopérations Espagnole et Suédoise et sur fonds propres, des ressources pour appuyer le Gouvernement dans la restauration des ...read more
01/12/2008
Projet d'Appui aux Activités Maraîchères des Groupements féminins vulnérables de la Région de Tambacounda
 - La FAO, dans le cadre de son initiative contre la flambée des prix alimentaires (ISFP), a mobilisé, grâce à l'appui du projet régional OSRO/RAF/803/SWE financé par l'Agence de Coopération Suédoise (SIDA), des ressources pour la mise en ceuvre, en collaboration avec le Ministère de la Famille, de la Solidarité Nationale, ...read more
01/12/2008
Crisis Management Centre - Animal Health: Rapid Response Missions, October 2006 to October 2008
 - The Crisis Management Centre – Animal Health (CMC-AH) is a facility of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) for animal disease emergency response. Combining FAO’s expertise with that of OIE, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners, the ...read more
03/11/2008
Democratic People's Republic of Korea: Presentation to Donor Meetings in Pyongyang, Beijing and Seoul - October 2008
 - Inside this presentation: State of Agriculture in DPRK Response within Farming Sector FAO/WFP Rapid Food Security Assessment Recommendations – June 2008 Longer-term Measures Review of FAO Activities in 2008 Training Rationale for Future Projects Projects for 2009
30/10/2008