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Stabilizing Rural Burundi
 - Peace in Burundi can be consolidated by stabilizing the country’s rural communities, according to FAO. The UN’s food agency advocates continued support to the most vulnerable farmers, while stressing the need to develop agriculture’s economic potential. Currently, FAO is carrying out agricultural rehabilitation activities valued at around $60 million and targeting ...read more
01/01/2011
Pakistan Initial Floods Emergency Response Plan - August 2010
 - Over the course of July and early August 2010, Pakistan experienced the worst monsoon-related floods in living memory. Heavy rainfall, flash floods and riverine floods have devastated large parts of Pakistan since the arrival of seasonal monsoon rains on 22 July. Assessments of losses and damages are ongoing, but estimates ...read more
10/08/2010
Food and Nutrition Security Assessment in Sudan: Analysis of 2009 National Baseline Household Survey
 - One out of three Sudanese suffered from food deprivation in 2009, which is the Millennium Development Goal indicator 1.9 on hunger reduction, based on the 2009 Sudan NBHS data. The prevalence of undernourishment was 31 and 34 percent for urban and rural populations, respectively. The prevalence of undernourishment for southern States ...read more
02/08/2010
Livelihood-Based Social Protection for Orphans and Vulnerable Children: Success Stories from Malawi
 - This network paper documents success stories from Malawi of livelihood-based social protection programmes for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The programmes have improved the lives of the children they reach significantly. They have demonstrated that with a livelihood-based approach, notable changes can be achieved in children’s lives, including improved food ...read more
01/07/2010
Promoting agricultural inputs under the Food Aid Convention to increase food production in emergency-prone developing countries
 - Assistance needs for the rapidly increasing emergency situations require more judicious responses on the part of donors, including the provision of critical agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilizers and farming implements for reconstruction and recovery of the agriculture sector. The institutional framework governing food-related assistance has been at an impasse for ...read more
01/06/2010
FAO Regional Programme Framework for Disaster Risk Management 2010 -2013
 - Reducing and managing disaster risk to improve food and livelihood security in Eastern and Central Africa Each year, countries in the Eastern and Central region of Africa (ECA) experience the highest number of natural hazards and people -induced disasters in all of Africa. More and more people are adversely affected by ...read more
01/06/2010
Cluster Coordination Guidance: Guidance for FAO staff working at country level in humanitarian and early recovery operations
 - About this guidance material Audience: This guidance material is intended for FAO staff, in particular FAO Representatives and Emergency Coordinators at country level. It may also be useful for FAO staff at regional and headquarters levels and other agriculture and food-security stakeholders. Purpose: To provide FAO staff with (i) essential information ...read more
01/03/2010
Outils d’évaluation des moyens d’existence: Analyser et répondre aux conséquences des catastrophes naturelles sur les moyens d’existence des populations (Volume 3)
 - Volume 3: Evaluation initiale de l’impact sur les moyens d’existence Entre juin 2005 et juin 2006, 404 catastrophes liées aux risques naturels ont été enregistrées dans 115 pays, ayant causé la mort de plus de 93 000 personnes, affecté presque 157 millions de personnes et ayant engendré des pertes économiques d’une ...read more
02/02/2009
Centre de gestion des crises - Santé animale: Rapport d'activités, Octobre 2006 - septembre 2008
 - L’influenza aviaire hautement pathogène (IAHP) a fait les titres de l’actualité dans le monde entier à la fin 2003 et début 2004. L’épidémie a tué un nombre considérable d’oiseaux, a causé d’énormes dégâts à l’élevage de volailles, principal moyen d’existence de nombreuses personnes, et a sérieusement menacé la santé publique ...read more
01/10/2008
Crisis Management Centre - Animal Health: Activity Report, October 2006 to September 2008
 - Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) made headlines worldwide in late 2003 and early 2004. The outbreaks killed countless birds, caused untold damage to poultry-based livelihoods and placed the health of human populations at risk. Additional outbreaks followed, and the disease spread across continents. Other transboundary animal diseases (TADs) have long ...read more
01/10/2008
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