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Extreme drought and floods threaten food security in Sri Lanka
 - 22/06/2017
A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a report published today by ...read more
Webinar -  Dimitra Clubs – Enhancing the resilience of rural men and women through community mobilization
 - 06/06/2017
When: 13 June 2017 - 14:30-16:00 CEST (UTC+2) Register here. Strengthening the resilience of rural households, communities and institutions is essential to eradicate hunger and malnutrition. In resilience work, the social dimension ...read more
Webinar - Assessing risks and impacts from extreme events/natural hazards on the agriculture sector with focus on drought
 - 24/05/2017
Over the past decade, economic damages resulting from natural hazards have amounted to USD 1.5 trillion caused by geophysical hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis and landslides, as well as hydro-meteorological ...read more
Webinar - Governing and managing disaster risk in the agriculture sector
 - 09/05/2017
Over the past decade, economic damages resulting from natural hazards have amounted to USD 1.5 trillion caused by geophysical hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis and landslides, as well as hydro-meteorological ...read more
Multi-pronged approach – key for effectively defeating fall armyworm in Africa
 - 01/05/2017
Tackling the menace of the tenacious fall armyworm pest and avoiding economic hardship for smallholders across Africa requires quick and coordinated action, a massive awareness campaign, scientific innovation and multi-institutional ...read more
Webinar - The Global Report on Food Security Crises
 - 24/04/2017
Speakers: Anne-Claire Mouilliez, Senior VAM officer, WFP – Secretariat Coordinator, FSIN; Lavinia Antonaci, Technical officer, food security and resilience analysis expert, FAO  Moderator: Luca Russo, Senior Food Crises Analyst and Strategic Adviser on resilience, ...read more
FAO supported farmers look to good harvest in northeastern Nigeria
 - 27/03/2017
Farmers supported by FAO in northeastern Nigeria are looking to a very good harvest going by the amount and quality of crops some of them have so far gathered from their fields. Monitoring and Evaluation ...read more
Building resilience in Africa’s drylands
 - 20/03/2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and The Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture of the Africa Union commission (DREA-AUC) will hold a consultative meeting to ...read more
Stakeholders’ sensitization on the Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) model in Kenya
 - 17/03/2017
Measuring the resilience capacity of people to food insecurity and other shocks as well as the effectiveness of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ resilience interventions has ...read more
IGAD and FAO building field capacity for resilience
 - 08/03/2017
On 27 February, 21 Master Trainers, including four women, graduated from a three-month Agropastoral Field School (APFS) Master Trainer course held at the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Sheikh Technical ...read more
Northeastern Nigeria conflict intensifies Lake Chad Basin hunger crisis
 - 24/02/2017
As conflict and instability continue, the food security situation in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is drastically deteriorating, FAO warned today, as it called for swift and decisive action from the international community to ...read more
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