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Online forum on the role of information and communication technologies for resilience
 - 02/12/2016
FAO and e-Agriculture, a global Community of Practice on the use of ICTs for sustainable agriculture and rural development, are organizing an online discussion on the use of ICTs for ...read more
Webinars on resilience
 - 25/05/2016
FAO is pleased to announce a monthly series of webinars on resilience linked to food security and nutrition within the framework of the European Union-FAO programme INFORMED (Information for Nutrition ...read more
Strengthening resilience for food security and nutrition in contexts facing recurrent shocks and stressors
 - 01/10/2015
Strengthening the resilience of vulnerable households, communities and systems is central to achieving food security and improving nutrition in contexts affected by, or at risk of, recurrent climate-related and other ...read more
Conditional cash assistance to build resilience against water scarcity in the West Bank
 - 29/06/2015
Water scarcity affects the majority of farmers and herders in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, significantly impacting efforts to produce crops and raise livestock. The combined effects of drought, ...read more
Agriculture Stress Index System (ASIS)
 - 25/05/2015
FAO’s Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) and the Climate, Energy and Tenure Division developed a system for detecting agricultural areas with a high likelihood of water stress - ...read more
Improving safety at sea in the fisheries sector – development and implementation of standards
 - 10/11/2014
In the fishing sector more than 24,000 fatalities occur worldwide every year, which corresponds to 80 lives lost per 100,000 fishermen. Fishers face increasing number of natural disasters. One way ...read more