11/04/2016 - Cash-for-work interventions implemented by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization are providing an income lifeline to communities affected by the ongoing drought in northern Somalia. While putting much needed cash ...read more
07/04/2016 - One of the areas most affected by extreme hazards, in particular natural hazards, is the Dry Corridor. Climate risks in the Dry Corridor are mainly represented by recurrent droughts, excessive ...read more
29/02/2016 - Result of Tropical Cyclone Winston at Koro Island, Fiji - 17 villages altogether. Photos are courtesy of EU/N. Sailo.
19/02/2016 - In July 2015, FAO carried out a mission to assess the fuel needs and associated risks and challenges faced by women in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) of Kenya. ...read more
21/12/2015 - Immediately following the earthquakes in Nepal and many aftershocks, FAO began its emergency response to address the immediate needs of the hardest-hit farmers in the six most affected districts. Support ...read more
18/12/2015 - Coping with the harsh terrain and weather is part of a Mongolian herder’s way of life. But there are early warnings that this winter the dzud – or a very ...read more