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KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

02/04/2019
More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger requiring urgent food, nutrition and livelihoods assistance (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above). The worst food crises in 2018 were, in order of severity, Yemen, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, [...]
Protecting farming livelihoods from drought and food insecurity
27/03/2019
There is evidence that the intensity and frequency of natural hazards and conflicts is increasing. Natural hazards, for example, now occur nearly five times as often compared to 40 years ago. The impact on local economies, on people’s lives and their [...]
08/03/2019
FAO assesses that globally 41 countries, of which 31 are in Africa, continue to be in need of external assistance for food. Conflict remains the main driver of high levels of severe food insecurity. Weather‑induced production declines and economic instability [...]
Salon International de l'Agriculture 2019
27/02/2019
A l’occasion du Salon international de l’agriculture 2019 portant cette année sur l’agriculture au Sahel, l’AFD et le CIRAD co-organisent une conférence sur cette même thématique. Au Sahel, deux habitants sur trois vivent de l’agriculture et de l’élevage. Le développement de [...]
Food insecurity conditions aggravated by rapid and significant price increases
15/02/2019
Highlights: Triggered by fiscal challenges, food prices have risen significantly since late 2018, with negative impacts on access to food. Lower production prospects for the 2019 cereal crop and constrained import capacity also raise concerns about domestic supplies in 2019/20.