KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

Special Report
28/02/2020
Between 24 November and 14 December 2019, assisted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other partners, the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources (MoANR) carried out its annual Assessment Mission to determine crop production [...]
24/02/2020
The 2018-drought directly affected more than two-thirds of Afghanistan (22 out of total 34 provinces) with around 10.5 million people being most severely affected (of the total 17 million in these 22 provinces). 13.5 million people were facing “Crisis” or worse levels of food [...]
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. [...]
The worst desert locust outbreak in decades threatens food security across East Africa
29/01/2020
Highlights: The worst desert locust outbreak in 25 years has caused significant pasture losses across East Africa, mainly in agro-pastoral areas of eastern Ethiopia, central Somalia and northern Kenya. As sustained locust reproduction is expected until June 2020, the outbreak has a [...]
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 [...]