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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, [...]
02/04/2019
  On April 2-3, 2019, on the occasion of the Launch of the Global Report on Food Crises 2019, the European Commission in Brussels – on behalf of the Global Network against Food Crises – hosts the high-level event on food and [...]
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 [...]
21/03/2019
Following a request from the Government of the Central African Republic, a joint FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited the country from 20 January to 1 February 2019 to estimate crop production and assess the overall food [...]
21/03/2019
  What exactly does "livelihoods diversification" mean? Diversification refers to those individual, household, and community level strategies and objectives that are pursued alongside, or in lieu of, traditional agricultural activities to diversify income streams and reduce risk.5 Livelihoods diversification is the approach [...]