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Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
This Special Alert focuses on the prolonged dry weather which is threateniing the 2017 main season of food crop production in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Prolonged dry weather conditions from April to late June in the main central and southern cereal-producing provinces [...]
An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Mission (CFSAM) was conducted in May 2017. This was the fourth CFSAM since the beginning of the crisis in 2011 and, for the first time, it has been possible to visit 7 governorates, including Aleppo, Homs [...]
East Africa
Prevailing severe dry weather conditions, virtually since October 2016, have affected rangelands and crops in large parts of East Africa, causing a serious deterioration of food security conditions in the subregion. This Special Alert highlights the following major areas of [...]
Preliminary findings
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 [...]
Approximately 83 percent of the total area of Kenya is classified as arid and semi-arid land (ASAL) with most agricultural and pastoralist activities depending on rain in order to be sustainable. This makes the country vulnerable to extreme droughts. Climate [...]