KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

30/04/2020
This video showcases lessons learned about El Niño phenomenon identified and documented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The video was carried out by the Climate and Environment Division under the auspices of the new [...]
A community-driven model reinforcing conflict prevention and resilience in the Tanganyika Province
24/02/2020
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the second largest country in Africa, with an estimated population of 85 million people. Despite abundant natural resources, 13.1 million people are severely food insecure –15.5 percent of the rural population (Integrated [...]
Aligning Biodiversity, Climate and Food Policies (Policy highlights)
18/02/2020
Land use is central to many of the environmental and socio-economic issues facing society today. This report examines on-going challenges for aligning land-use policy with climate, biodiversity and food objectives, and the opportunities to enhance the sustainability of land-use systems. [...]
Desert locusts could worsen food insecurity in East and Horn of Africa
12/02/2020
The East and Horn of Africa region is currently facing one of the worst infestations of desert locusts - whose destructive impact is likely to cause large-scale crop damage and worsen food insecurity in countries already affected by recurrent drought, [...]
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 [...]