KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

April - June 2020
The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and provides a quarterly forward-looking analysis of major disaster risks to food security and agriculture, including their likelihood and [...]
The main farming systems in Karamoja Cluster incorporate mixed farming; agro-pastoral farming; highland perennial farming; highland mixed farming and pastoral farming; fish-based farming; irrigated farming; sparse arid pastoralism and oases farming and urban and peri-urban farming systems. In terms of [...]
Livestock is one of the major renewable resource endowments of the IGAD Member States (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda). The region has one of the highest ruminant livestock concentrations in Africa and in the world. Its [...]
Desert locusts could worsen food insecurity in East and Horn of Africa
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, [...]
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) region landmass is about 60-70 percent Arid and Semiarid Lands (ASALs) characterised by low, erratic rainfall. The pastoralists and agropastoralists who inhabit these ASALs mainly depend on livestock keeping for their livelihood. However, livestock [...]