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KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

04/07/2019
FAO assesses that globally 41 countries, of which 31 are in Africa, continue to be in need of external assistance for food. Conflict remains the main driver of high levels of severe food insecurity. Weather‑induced production declines and economic instability [...]
African Swine Fever is rapidly spreading in East and Southeast Asia threatening food security and livelihoods of households relying on pig farming
02/07/2019
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 [...]
02/07/2019
Dry spells, high food prices and increasing unemployment worsen Eswatini's food security situation Between June and September 2019, it is estimated that around 205,000 people (22% of the rural population) are experiencing severe acute food insecurity and require urgent humanitarian action. [...]
Linking social protection mechanisms with Early Warning Early Action systems
26/06/2019
Climate-driven hazards and conflicts are increasing in intensity and frequency. The impact on local economies, people’s lives and their livelihoods has similarly increased. Approximately 8 out of 10 people who are acutely food insecure rely on crops, fisheries, livestock or [...]
19/06/2019
  Click here to register to the webinar 19 June 20192:00 PM CEST - 3:00 PM CEST Climate-related shocks and stresses threaten people and communities around the world, compounding existing poverty and vulnerabilities and undermining long- term development. Facilitating the access to, and use of, [...]