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 - Preventing animal disease and plant pest outbreaks and food safety incidents before they occur is essential to protecting the food chain. Most food chain crises are ...read more
18/01/2017
 - The European Union (EU) has committed 12 million euros in support of FAO’s efforts to tackle rising hunger in strife-torn Yemen. Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of ...read more
11/01/2017
 - In Mali, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is currently experimenting the “productive transfers” approach (CASH+), implemented successfully in 2014 in other countries – ...read more
11/01/2017
 - In the Sahel, around 65 percent of the active population works in the agriculture sector and their livelihoods are therefore affected by climate change, markets and ...read more
23/12/2016
 -  The pursuit of gender equality and women’s empowerment is a crucial aspect of FAO work on food security and nutrition in protracted crises. Understanding and addressing how men ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  While malnutrition is one of the biggest challenges to development and human well-being in many countries, rates of malnutrition, especially stunting, are significantly higher in countries ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  Migration is a common phenomenon in protracted crises, mainly resulting from displacement due to conflict, natural disasters and/or the deterioration of livelihoods. The challenges posed by migration are ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  Access to fuel and energy – vital for food security – is often highly constrained in protracted crises. The risks posed by limited access to fuel and energy ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  Timely, reliable and demand-driven information is essential to dealing with protracted crises. In such contexts, information gaps and information fragmentation are the two major challenges, especially as food ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  In protracted crises, the poorest face the greatest risk of being left behind. Social protection is recognized as a strategic approach to reduce poverty and enhance resilience and ...read more
19/12/2016