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20/10/2020
With the aim of localising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Expo 2020 Dubai’s Global Best Practice Programme, ‘Small Steps, Big Leaps’, will spotlight simple but effective initiatives that can be adapted, replicated or scaled for enhanced global impact. The international [...]
26/06/2020
FAO's Environmental and Social Standards (2015) ensure that FAO projects and programmes conform to sustainability criteria and mitigate potential adverse impacts to achieve expected outcomes. A COVID-19 outbreak in countries already affected by existing shocks, including political instability, conflict and [...]
24/02/2020
The 2018-drought directly affected more than two-thirds of Afghanistan (22 out of total 34 provinces) with around 10.5 million people being most severely affected (of the total 17 million in these 22 provinces). 13.5 million people were facing “Crisis” or worse levels of food [...]
Where are we now and where do we go from here?
29/01/2020
Climate variability and droughts affect all regions of the world. Drought can occur in virtually any climatic regime, in both high and low rainfall areas. In contrast to aridity, which is a permanent feature of the climate and is restricted [...]
A rapid review of practices and policy recommendations
19/12/2019
National policies should take a proactive approach to direct and coordinate drought vulnerability assessments with vulnerable groups. This rapid review explores the application of available approaches and methods for assessing drought impacts and vulnerability. It is based on a series [...]
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