KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

Delivering peace, agriculture-led growth and socio-economic transformation in the Horn of Africa
30/07/2019
The IGAD region is exposed to multiple hazards and recurrent shocks such as droughts, floods, socio-economic shocks and conflicts. Most of the population in the IGAD region rely on agriculture for their livelihoods, have limited capacity to cope with the [...]
Food security situation deteriorating in northern areas due to heightened violence
17/07/2019
Highlights: In northern areas, an upsurge of violence by armed groups since early 2019 is severely damaging rural livelihood systems and driving widespread internal displacements. The number of displaced people is currently estimated at about 220 000, almost five times the caseload [...]
12/07/2019
Following an official request from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MoALI) of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 4 December 2017, a joint FAO/WFP Agriculture and Food Security Mission visited Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw and Rakhine [...]
05/07/2019
  The livelihoods of the communities in the Karamoja Cluster (along the borders of Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Uganda) are characterized by frequent cross border movements. The sharing of common natural resources, marketing of livestock and livestock products in the [...]
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 [...]