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 - 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
 - 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