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Protecting livestock and agricultural production during floods and droughts
15/02/2017
In Bolivia, seasonal flooding is common in the lowland and low slope (1 percent) department of Beni, where some of the most important rivers converge. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) identified the important practice of [...]
Knowledge Share Fair. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
22/12/2016
In the Sahel, around 65 percent of the active population works in the agriculture sector and their livelihoods are therefore affected by climate change, markets and environmental factors. More than half of these are women. Recurring crises pose real concerns [...]
Guidance to implement the CFS-FFA
15/12/2016
Operationalizing the CFS-FFA is a global priority for FAO under its Strategic Programme 5, “Increasing the resilience of livelihoods to threats and crises”. In July 2016, FAO started developing a series of Guidance Notes on key areas of its work in protracted [...]
Strengthening resilience by empowering women
09/11/2016
  The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Office [...]
05/09/2016
The pursuit of gender equality and women’s empowerment is essential in crisis situations. A strong body of evidence exists that hunger and rural poverty can be reduced when gender equality is factored into programming. Men, women, boys and girls are [...]
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