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 - This update, facilitated by the Food Security Information Network and produced under the Global Network Against Food Crises, provides the members of the United Nations Security Council with an overview of the magnitude, severity and drivers of acute food insecurity in nine countries and territories that have the world’s highest burden of people ...read more
05/09/2019
 - This regional report on food crises is the first for the region and highlights the plight of millions of people experiencing acute levels of food insecurity in seven countries in the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) region. It serves as an important milestone towards delivering IGAD’s commitment to fight acute hunger and malnutrition ...read more
03/09/2019
 - La campagne agropastorale 2017/18 au Sahel a été marquée par un déficit et une mauvaise répartition spatio-temporelle des pluies. Une diminution importante de la production de biomasse, ainsi qu’un tarissement précoce des points d’eau ont été constatés dès la fin de la saison des pluies. Les productions fourragères très faibles et ...read more
25/06/2019
 - The onset of the conflict in South Sudan in December 2013 changed the landscape of humanitarian access to populations in the conflict-affected states in the Greater Upper Nile region. Due to insecurity, the population of entire villages fled overnight and staff of non-governmental organizations were evacuated, leaving no access to basic services. In ...read more
22/06/2018
 - The Technical Meeting on Understanding Ebola Virus at the animal-human interface was convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to determine the current status of the scientific knowledge on Ebola Viruses (EBOV), identify the major gaps that require further research studies, in order to better ...read more
12/05/2016
 - Poultry production, and its associated activities, account for around one percent of Indonesia’s gross domestic product and provide the majority of animal protein consumed by 232 million Indonesians. A complex array of poultry enterprises, ranging from intensive commercial enterprises, to small-scale semiintensive broiler and layer enterprises, to small backyard flocks ...read more
16/06/2014
 - These guidelines are for use in post emergency damage and needs assessment, and provide advice and a structure for assessing the requirements of relief and rehabilitation relating directly to fisheries and aquaculture. The guidelines are divided into two main sections: General Guidelines - which provide an introduction to the work of ...read more
13/09/2013
 - Agriculture has an important role to play as part of a more integrated package to tackle nutrition in emergencies. In order to maximise the impact of agricultural based responses, two “lenses” are important. First, a “nutrition lens” to ensure that projects and programmes are designed, implemented and monitored with nutritional ...read more
01/03/2013
 - This brief presents an overview of the latest innovations being implemented by FAO’s Emergency Rehabilitation and Coordination Unit (ERCU) in Zimbabwe between 2009 and 2011. Lessons learned from these projects are being used to inform decisions about the best approach for scaling up in the 2011/12 season as part of ...read more
22/01/2013
 - Canada is a key partner of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the fight to end hunger. Thanks to timely contributions from the Government of Canada, FAO has been able to rapidly respond to agricultural threats and emergencies cross the globe, helping farmers, pastoralists and ...read more
30/10/2012
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