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 - The majority of Bolivians relies on the agriculture sector for their livelihoods; however about 85 percent of farmers can only produce at subsistence levels and 40 percent of the population ...READ MORE
 - Nearly a third of Peru’s 29 million people live below the poverty line. In rural areas, where most people make a living from agriculture, that figure reaches 60 percent. Frequent ...READ MORE
 - A major new partnership to better prepare countries and communities for disasters is being launched today at the World Humanitarian Summit as a united response to a ...read more
24/05/2016
 - Drones were launched to officially mark a joint undertaking by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) ...read more
17/03/2016
 - Droughts, floods, storms and other disasters triggered by climate change have risen in frequency and severity over the last three decades, increasing the damage caused to ...read more
26/11/2015
 - Droughts, floods, storms and other disasters triggered by climate change have risen in frequency and severity over the last three decades, increasing the damage caused to ...read more
26/11/2015
 - This study assesses the impact of medium to large scale natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and subsectors in developing countries between 2003 and ...read more
26/11/2015
 - To contribute to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable populations in the Sahel.
05/11/2015
 - To reduce the risk of food and nutrition insecurity by building strong and resilient livelihoods among poor rural farming households.
14/10/2015
 - The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted by UN Member States on 18 March 2015 at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster ...read more
01/07/2015
 - This thematic issue on land tenure and disaster risk management (DRM) stems from the recent work done at FAO on normative aspects of land tenure governance ...read more
24/06/2015
 - Key findings This brochure presents the preliminary findings of a study of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on the impact of natural ...read more
17/05/2015
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