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UN Security Council recognises conflict as a major cause of famine
 - 17/08/2017
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes the UN Security Council's recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine, and the call to enhance longer-term recovery and resilience of conflict-affected ...read more
Webinar - Benefits of farm-level disaster risk reduction practices in agriculture
 - 17/07/2017
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
Restocking herds to rebuild lives and livelihoods in northeastern Nigeria
 - 12/07/2017
To strengthen resilience of communities from the loss of livestock assets, FAO distributed 3600 goats to improve household nutrition and rebuild livelihood of vulnerable communities. Around 900 vulnerable women including ...read more
$50m for unique resilience programme from Canada
 - 06/07/2017
The United Nations' food and agriculture agencies are embarking on an unprecedented joint programme to work with vulnerable communities in three crisis-prone areas over five years to meet their immediate ...read more
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
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