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Resilient Livelihoods: Disaster Risk Reduction for Food and Nutrition Security - 2013 edition
 - Through its disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) seeks to protect livelihoods from shocks, to make food production systems more resilient and more capable of absorbing the impact of, and recovering from, disruptive events. Disaster risk reduction protects development investments in the ...read more
01/05/2013
Food and Agriculture Based Approaches to safeguarding nutrition before, during and after emergencies: The experience of FAO
 - 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
Driving Agricultural Innovations in Zimbabwe
 - 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
FAO - CANADA Partnership for a world free of hunger
 - 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
E-vouchers in Zimbabwe: Guidelines for agricultural input distribution
 - The Government of Zimbabwe, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development (MoAMID), issued national guidelines to govern the provision of support to smallholder farmers in the form of agricultural inputs and extension for the 2011/12 summer cropping season. These sought to minimize direct input distribution and eliminate the ...read more
01/09/2012
Programming for secure livelihoods amid uncertainty
 -  Trends and directions in livelihoods, nutrition and food security in Darfur This report examines trends and directions in livelihoods, nutrition and food security across Darfur since 2005. It provides an analysis for agencies and government that can support programming which responds more effectively to the emerging development context. The report uses ...read more
02/07/2012
Darfur Livelihoods Study 2012
 - Programming for secure livelihoods amid uncertainty: trends and directions in livelihoods, nutrition and food security in Darfur This report examines trends and directions in livelihoods, nutrition and food security across Darfur since 2005. It provides an analysis for agencies and government that can support programming which responds more effectively to the emerging ...read more
01/07/2012
Pakistan Floods One Year On: From Relief to Recovery
 - The 2010 floods in Pakistan were one of the most devastating natural disasters of our times – described as a slow motion tsunami. Beginning in late July, unexpectedly severe monsoon rains caused flash and riverine floods which combined to affect almost one-fifth of the country’s land mass, an area larger ...read more
19/03/2012
Myanmar Post-Nargis Recovery and Rehabilitation Programme: Project Profiles
 - In this document: Crop Subsector Project Profiles Fisheries/Aquaculture Subsector Project Profiles Livestock Project Profiles Forestry Subsector Project Profiles
01/03/2012
Regional Programme Framework for DRM in East and Central Africa 2010-2013
 - Each year, countries in the Eastern and Central region of Africa experience the highest number of natural hazards and people-induced disasters in all of Africa. More and more people are adversely affected by natural hazards, such as droughts and floods, as well as crop and livestock diseases, civil conflicts, unstable ...read more
22/02/2012
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