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Belgium contributes €14 million to support response and resilience to disasters and crises
 - 19/01/2017
Belgium, a long-time supporter of FAO's work in emergencies, has deepened its commitment to protecting agriculture in countries struck by disaster with a €14-million contribution. This boosts FAO and its ...read more
Monitoring agriculture-related indicators under the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
 - 14/12/2016
FAO’s methodology on agricultural damage and losses caused by disasters will be used to monitor agriculture-related indicators under the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR). The decision came out of ...read more
Online forum on the role of information and communication technologies for resilience
 - 02/12/2016
FAO and e-Agriculture, a global Community of Practice on the use of ICTs for sustainable agriculture and rural development, are organizing an online discussion on the use of ICTs for ...read more
Webinar - The experience of the global network against food crises for strengthening resilience
 - 23/11/2016
Speaker: Bernard Rey, Deputy Head of Unit – DEVCO C1 Rural Development, Food Security, Nutrition Moderator: Luca Russo, Senior Economist and Strategic Adviser on resilience, FAO Background: Since 2014 the Joint Research ...read more
FAO marks 3 November, the first One Health Day
 - 03/11/2016
One Health Day is a day of declaration and action to bring global attention to the crucial need and benefits of using transdisciplinary approaches to complex health challenges involving animals, ...read more
FAO and OIE present initial battle plan in global campaign to eradicate Peste des petits ruminants
 - 28/10/2016
The ground has been broken on a major international initiative to rid the world of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) - also known as sheep and goat plague - a ...read more
Timely seed distributions in Ethiopia boost crop yields, strengthen communities’ resilience
 - 10/10/2016
Ethiopia is about to complete one of the largest and most successful seed distribution campaigns in the country's history, aimed at helping farmers to stay on their feet in the ...read more
Webinar - Caisses de résilience (in French)
 - 10/10/2016
Speaker: Alexis Bonte, FAO, FAO Representative a.i. in the Democratic Republic of Congo Moderator: Sylvie Wabbes, Liaison and Operations Officer, Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, FAO Background: Sustainable development cannot be achieved without ...read more
Analyzing and measuring populations’ resilience in the Sahel and West Africa
 - 28/09/2016
Within the framework of the activities of the technical Platform for the analysis and measurement of resilience (PT-AMR), more than 30 experts including delegates from Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Senegal, ...read more
Webinar - Gender equality for resilience in protracted crises
 - 01/09/2016
Speaker: Unna Mustalampi, Gender Mainstreaming Officer, FAO Moderator: Dominique Burgeon, Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, and Strategic Programme Leader - Resilience, FAO Background: The pursuit of gender equality and women’s empowerment ...read more
Pastoralist ‘dropouts’ in Ethiopia’s lowlands boost income through animal feed production and marketing
 - 31/08/2016
Climate-related phenomena like El Niño and La Niña, have, in the last several decades, increased both in frequency and ferocity, hitting global agriculture with a blunt and brutal force. Typically, once every ten ...read more
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