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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
 - The number and frequency of recorded natural disasters, along with the associated impact and damage to livelihoods and economies (local, national), are increasing significantly. Natural disasters ...read more
23/05/2017
 - FAO in collaboration with the Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University (MAEU) organized a training for the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI) Drone Mapping Team on ...read more
23/05/2017
 - To contribute to strengthening Ebola virus response capacities at the human-wildlife-ecosystem interface and mitigate the risk of spill-over of Ebola virus from wildlife to humans.
09/03/2017
 - As livelihood recovery efforts continue, farmers in the rice-producing provinces of Aurora and Nueva Ecija are optimistic that the upcoming harvest can help them rebound from ...read more
21/02/2017
 - To strengthen the monitoring system and the integration of the national disaster early warning system (NDEWS) at all three levels of government by developing institutional and ...read more
08/02/2017
 - Over 700 thousand people lost their lives as a result of disasters between 2005 and 2015. Approximately 23 million were made homeless. The total economic loss ...read more
14/12/2016
 - To strengthen the ability of affected households to prepare for, respond to and recover from possible flood events.
26/07/2016
 - To reduce risk to food and nutrition insecurity by building strong and resilient livelihoods among poor rural farming households.
19/07/2016
 - To increase the role of conservation agriculture (CA) in food security disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Southern Africa through knowledge sharing and advocacy.
19/07/2016
 - To produce quality flood and drought information and early warning products and services to inform humanitarian and emergency programming and responses in Somalia.
15/07/2016
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