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 - Between August and October 2012, torrential rains led to devastating floods in several states, causing considerable human casualties and damage to crops, livestock and fisheries. High food prices, resulting from ...READ MORE
 - FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - This document introduces RIMA-II, the technical evolution of the FAO Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) tool. RIMA was completely and deeply revised by the FAO ...read more
27/05/2016
 - Building resilience is crucial to enable fragile communities, especially in rural areas, cope with the increasing frequency and magnitude of natural disasters and the growing threat ...read more
25/05/2016
 - Today, there are 795 million hungry people in the world. Food is a basic human right, yet this right is violated every day. The magnitude and ...read more
23/05/2016
 - Due to the growing world population, it is estimated that global food production will need to increase by 60 percent to feed over 9.5 billion people ...read more
13/05/2016
 - Daw Thein Shwe’s house in Taung Ywar Ward appears to be leaning. The roof is patched together with tarpaulin and bamboo and slopes precariously over the ...read more
12/05/2016
 - Life as a widow in Warcha village, Rakhine State is not easy. An Bira Hatu says she cannot afford the cost (around USD25 per month per ...read more
06/05/2016
 - Three years on from significant outbreaks of inter-communal violence across Rakhine State, hundreds of thousands of people remain in need of humanitarian assistance. With a poverty ...read more
05/05/2016
 - Since 1950s, Sudan has been intermittently devastated by civil wars and, in 2011, has split into two different nations, the Republic of Sudan (subject of the ...read more
03/05/2016
 - FAO, with funding from the Central Emergency Response Fund, is providing support to boost the livelihoods of 3 300 conflict- and flood-affected households (around 18 000 ...read more
03/05/2016
 - The Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS), with the technical and financial support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United ...read more
02/05/2016
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