Resilience

From the Field

Tackling food insecurity in northeastern Nigeria
 - 02/01/2020
In light of recent food security analyses that indicate a growing number of people at risk of food insecurity in northeastern Nigeria, FAO is supporting vulnerable smallholders in the region ...read more
FAO launches large-scale resilience assessment across 11 refugee-hosting districts in Uganda
 - 18/12/2019
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) together with the Government of Uganda through the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has launched the follow-up to a ...read more
FAO helps to strengthen the resilience of internally displaced persons and their host communities thanks to funding received from the Kingdom of Belgium (in FRENCH)
 - 16/12/2019
La FAO, en collaboration avec ses partenaires et le Gouvernement du Burkina Faso, a officiellement lancé, à Kaya dans la région du Centre-Nord, le projet intitulé «Réponse d’urgence à la ...read more
FAO deploys post-emergency recovery experts to devastating floods in Somalia
 - 16/12/2019
Supporting those affected so they can resume farming, repairing broken canals and reinforcing early warning information for vulnerable communities are the three axes of FAO’s response to the floods in ...read more
FAO in the 2020 humanitarian appeals
 - 04/12/2019
For the past three years the number of people facing acute food insecurity has been persistently above 100 million. Conflict and insecurity are the main drivers of hunger, exacerbated by ...read more
Assessing canals and restoring irrigation in Somalia
 - 25/11/2019
A vicious cycle of droughts and flooding has trapped Somalia in a difficult situation over the last few years. Prolonged dry spells have all too often been followed by disastrous ...read more
FAO-UNHCR boost partnership on refugees and host communities’ resilience in Eastern Africa
 - 14/11/2019
Discussions on the need for durable solutions in displacement settings, including economic and social integration of refugees among host communities, while ensuring sustainable energy and environment solutions, took centre stage ...read more
Belgium supports FAO to improve the food security and strengthen the resilience of crisis-affected people in Burkina Faso (in FRENCH)
 - 22/10/2019
L’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) et la Belgique, à travers le Fonds spécial pour les activités d’urgence et de relèvement (SFERA), joignent leurs efforts à ceux ...read more
Permanent representatives visit Turkey to observe FAO’s resilience best practices in support of Syrian refugees
 - 27/09/2019
On 24 September 2019, seven Permanent Representatives to Rome-based United Nations agencies visited Syrian refugees taking part in FAO’s vocational training programme in Şanliurfa. The FAO delegation, comprised of representatives ...read more
Green Climate Fund supports the Syrian Arab Republic to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change
 - 17/07/2019
Climate change is widely recognized as a global threat to humans, a wide range of species and to the environment. Even before the current crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic, ...read more
Supporting farmers’ choice for improved food security and nutrition
 - 10/07/2019
Aren Ngong Gak, a 33-year-old mother of eight, lives in the conflict-affected former Jonglei State of South Sudan. Aren and her family of eleven are entirely dependent on agriculture for ...read more
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