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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
 - Agriculture at increasing risk Agriculture is a source of livelihood for over 35 percent of the world’s population. Natural hazards and disasters – such as floods, drought, ...read more
30/03/2015
 - 1. The present post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction was adopted at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, held from 14 to 18 March ...read more
20/03/2015
 - Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector according to initial results from a new ...read more
17/03/2015
 - Key findings This brochure presents the preliminary findings of an FAO study on the impact of natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and sub–sectors1 in ...read more
17/03/2015
 - From the 14 to the 18 of March 2015 world leaders and the international development community will gather in Sendai, Japan for the World Conference on ...read more
17/03/2015
 - Réhabiliter les moyens de subsistance des populations vulnérables par la mise en place des mécanismes de transfert pour l’atténuation de l’insécurité alimentaire et de réduction des ...read more
28/01/2015
 - Ten years after the world’s worst natural disaster in living memory roared across the shorelines of South and Southeast Asia, countries are better prepared to deal ...read more
22/12/2014
 - To reduce vulnerability and risk to food insecurity in the southern Africa region by strengthening regional and national efficiency and effectiveness for disaster preparedness, risk reduction, ...read more
20/08/2014
 - Combining FAO’s field experience and technical expertise to support DRR practitioners With funding from ECHO, the toolkit has been developed drawing on the extensive practical and technical ...read more
13/08/2014
 - British development agency donates £10 million for humanitarian projects - The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) is donating £10 million to FAO humanitarian projects ...read more
21/10/2013
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