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 - Context The large influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon - an estimated 1.5 million people- poses a major challenge for the country. Many refugees arrive with a ...read more
17/06/2016
 - Sustainable development cannot be achieved without resilient livelihoods. FAO assists countries to increase the resilience of households, communities and institutions by helping them to effectively prevent ...read more
17/06/2016
 - Over the past decade, the Sahel region has witnessed recurrent and multiple shocks. Droughts, floods, conflicts and insecurity have led to the reduction of the most ...read more
14/06/2016
 - Organized by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the WSIS prize recognizes innovative and successful efforts to harness Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in development work around ...read more
10/06/2016
 - Context Food production in the Gaza Strip is constrained by an arid environment and limited access to steady sources of water. This threatens the food security and ...read more
07/06/2016
 - This new FAO publication brings an innovative contribution to the existing research work on Ebola. At its height, the outbreak led to border closures, quarantines and ...read more
01/06/2016
 - The gender dimensions of natural and human-induced disasters Women and men play specific and complementary roles in agriculture and food and nutrition security, which must be taken ...read more
30/05/2016
 - 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