KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

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 [...]
Policy brief
06/12/2019
This briefing presents issues that decision-makers in island nations need to address to craft national or regional strategies for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and water security planning. DRR policies, and the resulting strategies and action plans are the basis for [...]
07/11/2019
Scaling up of Adaptation in the Agricultural Sectors (SAAS) Module 1: Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) in the agricultural sectors Webinar 8: Can I Eat EbA? Date: Thursday, November 7th, 14:00 – 15:30 CEST (UTC/GMT+2) Click here to registerClick here to join the session the day of [...]
22/10/2019
This webinar was organised with support from the European Union. 22 October 2019 – 12.00 - 13.30 CEST Speakers: Normann Steinmaier, Workstream Lead, Preparedness and Resilience Working Group (PRWG) of the global Food Security Cluster (gFSC); and Deputy Humanitarian Director, Welthungerhilfe  Sylvie Wabbes, Agronomist and Resilience Advisor, [...]