- Key messages
Restoring agricultural livelihoods is a priority to avoid a further deterioration of the food security situation of displaced people and host communities in the coming months.
Limited funding received in 2016 for livelihood interventions is of major concern, especially in Northeast Nigeria where 4.5 million people face acute food insecurity ...read more
- In response to the drought effects related to the El Niño phenomena, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) conducted a Seed Security Assessment in the four agro-ecological zones of Lesotho in April/May 2016.
The objectives of the assessment were to assess the current seed security situation among ...read more
- Key messages
Almost 4.5 million people face acute food insecurity in northeast Nigeria and require immediate assistance, according to the latest Cadre harmonisé analysis, released on 19 August.
A renewed commitment from resource partners is needed to expand interventions to newly liberated areas rendered accessible to humanitarian assistance in the past months.
FAO ...read more
- The publication will consolidate, from the different sources available, a synthetic analysis on La Niña which will highlight these key aspects: Current forecast for the potential occurrence of La Niña in 2016; Overview of typical La Niña impact patterns; and Potential Early Action opportunities.
This document will act as an informative ...read more
- The Dry Corridor in Central America, in particular Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, is experiencing one of the worst droughts of the last ten years with over 3.5 million in need of humanitarian assistance. Smallscale producers and rural communities remain the most vul-nerable to drought, an important socio-economic phenomenon given ...read more