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07 Mar 2019
An FAO, IFAD, WFP, and UN Women joint programme
  “After expanding the milk business and saving enough, my plan is to purchase another milking cow to increase the supply.” Safaya Kabato, 45-year-old mother of nine children, from Oromia in Ethiopia The UN Joint Programme for Accelerating Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment (JP...
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25 Feb 2019
A sustainable livelihood oriented approach
"We selected training topics like greenhouse, olive, pistachio, irrigation and cotton production, keeping in mind employment possibilities. Half of all cotton production takes place in our province and it is in this sector where we most need workers." Adnan Yetkin, a project coordinator Refugee populations have limited livelihood potential with no access to formal job opportunities, a situation that can lead to instability and social tension between host and refugee communities. One consequence of the seven-year Syrian crisis is over 4.8 million refugees have fled to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt posing a significant burden on...
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14 Feb 2019
Crop yield changes under different climate scenarios
The Near East and North Africa (NENA) region has the lowest per-capita fresh water resource availability among all regions of the world and in the coming decades, it faces a severe intensification of water scarcity as well as more frequent, intense and long droughts. The agriculture sector will be particularly affected, as wheat yields, olive tree yields, and numbers of livestock are projected to decline under all climate change scenarios. Given that agriculture consumes 85 percent of fresh water, the agricultural industry will need to enhance its water efficiency and productivity. At the government level, policy reform...
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14 Feb 2019
“The project contributes to the economic and social development of communities, through the responsible use of natural raw materials.” Tarsicio Granizo, Minister of the Environment, Government of Ecuador. The Chimborazo Natural Resources Management Project is a joint effort by the Chimborazo Provincial Council (CHPC), other national partners, FAO, and the GEF to support the conservation and sustainable management of the páramo ecosystem and its natural resources and the improvement of the livelihood situation of the local population. Ecuador is one of the world’s most biologically diverse countries, due to the extraordinary variety of ecosystems and species that...
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06 Feb 2019
 “I sold five times more seeds in two fairs than I normally do in my shop in a month.” Surey Liphava, 50, a vendor in Blantyre Rural district. In December 2015, FAO’s Global Information and Early Warning System issued a special alert on the effects of El Niño in Southern Africa. Based on this information, FAO drafted the Southern Africa El Niño Response Plan 2016 to support the rapid recovery of agricultural production and to safeguard livestock-based livelihoods in ways that boost household and national food security in the subregion. With financial support from...