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About 2.2 million Somalis facing severe food insecurity as drought conditions worsen
15/05/2019
Highlights: Between July and September 2019, 2.2 million people, almost 18 percent of the total population, are expected to face severe food insecurity. The projected food insecure caseload is 40 percent higher than the estimate at the beginning of 2019, as drought [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]