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African Swine Fever is rapidly spreading in East and Southeast Asia threatening food security and livelihoods of households relying on pig farming
Highlights: African Swine Fever continues to spread within East and Southeast Asia, leading to the death and the culling of millions of pigs. The disease poses a serious threat to the livelihood and food security of large numbers of people relying on [...]
Protecting the livelihoods of herders from a dzud winter
There’s evidence that the intensity and frequency of climate-driven natural disasters and conflicts is increasing. Natural disasters now occur nearly five times as often as 40 years ago. The impact on local economies, on lives and livelihoods, has similarly grown. In some of the [...]
This webinar is part of the series on Forecast-based Financing (FbF)   Wednesday 18 July 2018  -  10.00-11.30 CEST (UTC/GMT+2) | 16:00-17:30 ULAT (UTC/GMT+8)  Speakers: Jigjidpurev Sukhbaatar, Livestock Emergency Projects Coordinator and Early Warning Early Action focal point, FAO Mongolia Niccolò Lombardi, Early Warning Early Action [...]
The livestock sector in Mongolia is the main pillar of the rural economy, contributing to 16 percent of the national GDP and providing livelihoods for 30 percent of its population. However, over the decades, the livestock industry has been confronted [...]
An FAO/WFP Crop and Livestock Assessment Mission visited Mongolia from 15 to 28 October 2017, prompted by the prolonged drought from mid-May to end-July that sharply reduced the 2017 crop output and depleted rangeland conditions, raising serious concerns over the [...]
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