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 - End of April, early morning departure from Dakar with colleagues from FAO and some journalists, to meet with some beneficiaries of the initiative called “1 million ...read more
28/05/2019
 - Like many farmers in Senegal, Guilé Mané used to struggle through the dry season. Rainfall in Senegal can be very low and irregular, even in the ...read more
16/10/2018
 - This brochure highlights the objectives and key information of the FAO project entitled “One million cisterns for the Sahel”. It aims to illustrate the project activities’ ...read more
28/08/2018
 - In 2015–2016, southern Africa experienced the worst drought in 35 years, caused by El Niño, resulting in poor local crop production and high levels of food ...read more
09/04/2018
 - FAO promotes the use and scale up of Cash+ as a tool for emergency response, strengthening resilience and reducing rural poverty. The Cash+ model supports the ...read more
09/03/2018
 - The paper discusses the role social protection can play in saving livelihoods while also enhancing the capacity of households to respond, cope and withstand threats and ...read more
29/09/2017
 - In Mali, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is currently experimenting the “productive transfers” approach (CASH+), implemented successfully in 2014 in other countries – ...read more
11/01/2017
 -  While malnutrition is one of the biggest challenges to development and human well-being in many countries, rates of malnutrition, especially stunting, are significantly higher in countries ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  In protracted crises, the poorest face the greatest risk of being left behind. Social protection is recognized as a strategic approach to reduce poverty and enhance resilience and ...read more
19/12/2016
 - FAO recognizes that scaling-up cash-based programming and risk-informed and shock-responsive social protection systems is a strategic priority in particular to improve food security and nutrition and ...read more
14/05/2016
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