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Delivering peace, agriculture-led growth and socio-economic transformation in the Horn of Africa
03/05/2019
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 [...]
02/05/2019
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, Afghanistan, [...]
Global and regional trends between 2004 and 2016
02/05/2019
The agriculture sectors are highly exposed to natural hazards and disasters. The frequency and intensity of natural disasters pose significant threats to countries where a large share of the population is dependent on agricultural production for their livelihoods. The impacts [...]
Issue No. 5
01/05/2019
  Since 2013, the region has been in the process of implementing the IGAD Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI), aimed at ending drought emergencies by building resilience through investing in sustainable development. The resilience-enhancing projects being executed within the [...]
Special Report
30/04/2019
At request of the Government, a joint FAO-WFP rapid Food Security Assessment Mission (rFSA) visited the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea from 29 March to 12 April 2019. The overall objective of the joint FAO-WFP Mission was to conduct an independent [...]