KORE - Plateforme de partage des connaissances sur la résilience

A joint FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Mission (CFSAM) visited the Syrian Arab Republic between 25 June and 19 July 2018 to estimate crop production and to assess the overall food security situation. On arrival in the country, the international [...]
Reduced 2018 harvests and agricultural productivity underpin increased rates of food insecurity
Highlights: Despite an average maize harvest and an overall satisfactory supply outlook for 2018/19, the aggregate number of people affected by food insecurity has increased. Declining per capita maize production in the past ten years has heightened reliance on imports to satisfy [...]
Building climate resilience for food security and nutrition
Evidence continues to signal a rise in world hunger. According to available data, the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three years, returning to levels from almost a decade ago. The absolute number [...]
Fuel shortages and high prices of agricultural inputs affecting planting of 2018 crops
Highlights: Fuel shortages are reported in several areas in the country, triggering sharp price increases in the parallel market. Prices of most agricultural inputs surged in the last 12 months to more than twice their year-earlier levels. Availability and access constraints to fuel [...]
High temperatures and below-average rainfall could affect the 2018 main season food output
In the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, below-average rains, coupled with high temperatures from mid-July until mid-August, resulted in moisture stress during critical crop development stages in localized areas of the main crop producing provinces, including South and North Hwanghae, [...]