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Summary
26/11/2019
Violent storms, extended droughts, crop pests, animal diseases – these are just a few of the multiple types of hazards that are increasingly undermining the livelihoods of the world’s 2.5 billion agriculture-reliant people – and causing billions of dollars in [...]
Results from cost–benefit analyses conducted in a multi-country study, 2016–2018
23/05/2019
Investing in disaster risk reduction (DRR) measures at farm level is a crucial way to proactively reduce risk exposure at local level and enhance, from the bottom up, the resilience of farming families to natural hazards. Also, the fact that [...]
29/03/2018
Over recent decades, the NGOs of the Swiss NGO DRR Platform have been involved in disaster risk reduction activities around the globe, many of which are directly or indirectly related to the use and management of land resources, including soils, [...]
Preliminary findings
14/07/2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is conducting a comprehensive study across regions to assess the benefit from applying disaster risk reduction (DRR) good practices in agriculture. The study identify practices that help to reduce the [...]
Protecting livestock and agricultural production during floods and droughts
15/02/2017
In Bolivia, seasonal flooding is common in the lowland and low slope (1 percent) department of Beni, where some of the most important rivers converge. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) identified the important practice of [...]