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Food crises continue to strike and acute hunger intensifies
 - 22/03/2018
A new report out today sounds the alarm regarding surging levels of acute hunger. Some 124 million people in 51 countries were affected by acute food insecurity during 2017 — 11 ...read more
Pastoralists in South Sudan are learning on the move
 - 28/02/2018
As transhumance communities, pastoral families in Eastern and Western Lakes States reside in cattle camps and migrate to different areas throughout the year to graze and water their livestock. Children ...read more
Strengthening resilience in the face of natural disasters and shocks in Pakistan
 - 21/02/2018
Pakistan is particularly vulnerable to frequent floods and droughts. Agriculture is the sector most affected by these hazards, with poor smallholder farming, pastoral and fishing communities suffering most. Over the ...read more
Japan to support livelihoods and resilience of conflict-affected farmers in Iraq
 - 08/02/2018
Vulnerable families in areas recently retaken from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) will soon have the means to produce fresh and nutritious vegetables thanks to generous ...read more
$1.06 billion needed to fight back against hunger in 26 countries
 - 08/02/2018
With conflict and climate-related shocks sending global hunger numbers marching back up after declining for decades, FAO is asking for $1.06 billion to save lives and livelihoods and address acute hunger in ...read more
What role can energy play in bridging the humanitarian-development divide?
 - 05/01/2018
An inter-agency seminar, co-hosted by FAO and COOPI FAO Headquarters, Rome, German Room C-269 18 January 2018 Introduction The importance of energy access for affected populations in the context of acute emergencies and protracted ...read more
Sustaining Peace webinar I – The role of conflict-sensitive natural resource management approaches
 - 04/01/2018
When: Tuesday 23 January 2018 14.00-15.30 CET (UTC/GMT+1) Register for the webinar here or join the event directly on 23 January here. This webinar will examine the linkages between natural resource management, ...read more
Conflict causing spikes in food insecurity in the Near East and North Africa
 - 21/12/2017
Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hamstringing efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by 2030, according to a ...read more
Forecast-based Financing (FbF) Webinar II: Reducing disaster risk vulnerability in Bangladesh – Partner perspectives
 - 04/12/2017
When: Wednesday 6 December 2017 - 10.00-11.30 CEST (UTC/GMT+1) Register here. Evidence shows that the frequency and intensity of climate-driven natural disasters and conflicts is increasing. Natural disasters are occurring nearly five times ...read more
New Zealand announces further support for livelihoods and resilience in the Philippines
 - 13/11/2017
Rt Hon Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that New Zealand has earmarked US$2.5 million to support agricultural development and food security ...read more
Netherlands provides $6 million to FAO to address severe hunger and build resilience in South Sudan
 - 13/11/2017
The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Geert Geut, and the Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in South Sudan, Serge Tissot, signed ...read more
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