Resilience

From the Field

La FAO et la Belgique au soutien des ménages agricoles en situation d’insécurité alimentaire touchés par la covid-19 (IN FRENCH)
 - 20/11/2020
L’insécurité persistante et les conflits intercommunautaires, associés aux effets dévastateurs des catastrophes naturelles et de la pandémie de la covid-19, ont aggravé l’insécurité alimentaire en République démocratique du Congo. Selon la dernière analyse du Cadre ...read more
Tree nurseries: empowering vulnerable farmers while nourishing South Sudan
 - 09/11/2020
Dalia Wang, 39, lives in a village near Maban and is a mother of five who has looked after her children alone since her husband passed away. Only two years ago, ...read more
The invasive prosopis tree: turning a livelihood menace into a source of income in Somaliland
 - 20/10/2020
Prosopis julifora is a tree dreaded across the Horn of Africa. Prosopis has the ability to outcompete other trees and vegetation, deplete water sources and take over large areas, which ...read more
Niger fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_DSC00740.JPG  Belgium and FAO support more than 18 000 Nigerien households affected by floods (In French)
 - 07/10/2020
L’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) et la Belgique travaillent ensemble afin de soutenir les ménages touchés par les inondations et par la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle, afin de ...read more
Syrian Arab Republic fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium__33S6877.JPG FAO promotes efficient methods to enhance cattle production
 - 15/09/2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), under its Smallholder Support Programme (SSP), will support vulnerable small-scale livestock keepers with an integrated intervention to help improve their ...read more
Myanmar fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Myanmar.jpg Strengthening early warning early action capacity
 - 25/08/2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) hosted a series of training sessions aimed at strengthening the capacity of technical staff from the Department of Agriculture on ...read more
Building climate resilience in Southern Africa
 - 12/08/2020
A newly launched FAO project is aimed at strengthening partnerships to bring conservation agriculture to farmers across Southern Africa Since Grace – a farmer and a mother from Zambia – left ...read more
Turkey fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_large_aysegul.png FAO promotes Farmer Field Schools to create employment opportunities for Syrian and Turkish farmers
 - 12/08/2020
A training-of-trainers programme was launched today for 13 selected facilitators coming from Turkey’s four provinces. The programm is part of the Farmer Field Schools component of an FAO project, funded ...read more
Northeastern Nigeria fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_DSC_0994.jpg Rebuilding livelihoods in Borno State
 - 24/07/2020
Thanks to European Union support - FAO is regenerating livestock production to strengthen resilience of vulnerable populations in Borno State  The current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is a crisis within ...read more
Zimbabwe fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_seed distribution.jpg Belgium supports anticipatory action project
 - 22/07/2020
Belgium contributes to an anticipatory action project aimed at enhancing the food security and nutrition of populations affected by COVID-19 in Zimbabwe The Government of Zimbhas declared the coronavirus disease 2019 ...read more
Fiji fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Vitawa community distribution 4.jpg Belgium supports vulnerable households and farmers affected by Tropical Cyclone Harold
 - 17/07/2020
By targeting affected vulnerable communities, the project aims to strengthen farmers’ capacity to become resilient to future shocks. Tropical Cyclone Harold caused widespread destruction in the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji and ...read more
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