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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
Farmers in the Philippines replant their farms after Typhoon Sarika and Super Typhoon Haima
 - 21/02/2017
As livelihood recovery efforts continue, farmers in the rice-producing provinces of Aurora and Nueva Ecija are optimistic that the upcoming harvest can help them rebound from the devastating impacts of ...read more
The productive transfers /CASH+ approach in the Sahel: empowering women in southern Mauritania
 - 10/02/2017
In southern Mauritania, it is about one PM when Nejiha returns from the Monguél village market. Her eldest daughter is busy preparing lunch under the khaïma, while her brothers play ...read more
FAO is committed to assisting drought-hit communities in Ethiopia
 - 06/02/2017
Livestock are central to the livelihoods of the millions of pastoralists and agropastoralists living in southern and southeastern areas of Ethiopia, who now face the serious effects of a long ...read more
FAO and WFP working together to build farmers’ resilience in Bahr el-Ghazal - South Sudan
 - 01/02/2017
It’s 5 o’clock in the afternoon as the smouldering heat of the day begins to ease, and a determined, active woman named Abung Koch is bustling back and forth in ...read more
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
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