KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

31/07/2019
Between June and September 2019, it is estimated that over 200,000 people (20% of the rural population) are experiencing severe acute food insecurity and require urgent humanitarian action in Eswatini. These include around 157,000 people being in a crisis situation [...]
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 [...]
Results from cost–benefit analyses conducted in a multi-country study, 2016–2018
23/05/2019
Investing in disaster risk reduction (DRR) measures at farm level is a crucial way to proactively reduce risk exposure at local level and enhance, from the bottom up, the resilience of farming families to natural hazards. Also, the fact that [...]
13/05/2019
  The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is a biennial multi-stakeholder forum established by the UN General Assembly to review progress, share knowledge and discuss the latest developments and trends in reducing disaster risk. The sixth session of the Global Platform [...]
08/05/2019
In 2015, The TOPS Program sparked a rich two-day conversation on resilient agriculture amongst participants from multiple agencies and USAID offices. Together, participants exchanged knowledge on agroecological principles, designs, methodologies and practices for enhancing smallholder farming systems (highlights here). Four years [...]