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 - Des initiatives pour prévenir et gérer les crises alim es sont en marche depuis plusieurs décennies au Sahel et en Afrique de l'Ouest : mise en place et animation d'un dispositif régional de suivi de la situation alimentaire et d'un réseau de prévention des crises alimentaires, harmonisation des méthodes des ...read more
03/08/2009
 - Tbilisi, Georgia Not far away from the South Ossetian border on a verdant hillside lies the village of Shavshvebi (42°1'18"N 44°13'40"E) surrounded by hundreds of acres of fertile land. The farmers in the village suffered enormously during the armed conflict between Georgia and Russia in August 2008 were working hard during ...read more
01/07/2009
 - 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
 - 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 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
 - 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
 - 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 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. Highlights: This FAO/WFP Crop and Food Supply Assessment Mission was the first one to be conducted since 2004; however, it benefited from recent exercises, including the ...read more
08/12/2008
 - 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
 - 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