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 - 06/04/2018
Despite Uganda’s flourishing economy, food insecurity remains a challenge in many parts of the country, particularly in the northeastern region of Karamoja. As in other fragile contexts, understanding and measuring the resilience of affected populations is crucial in order to provide better and more informed solutions and to empower vulnerable ...read more
 - 06/04/2018
Despite Uganda’s flourishing economy, food insecurity remains a challenge in many parts of the country, particularly in the northeastern region of Karamoja. As in other fragile contexts, understanding and measuring the resilience of affected populations is crucial in order to provide better and more informed solutions and to empower vulnerable ...read more
 - 16/03/2018
The objective of this corporate Framework (the ‘Framework’) is to guide the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in carrying out its mandate in its areas of competence and comparative advantage, i.e. food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture, towards a more deliberate and transformative impact on sustaining ...read more
 - 15/03/2018
The Impact of Disasters on Agriculture and Food Security 2015 showed that a staggering 22 percent of total damage and loss from natural disasters in developing countries was absorbed by the agriculture sector alone. Two years on, FAO continues the effort to bridge persisting knowledge gaps and foster a better understanding ...read more
 - 09/03/2018
FAO promotes the use and scale up of Cash+ as a tool for emergency response, strengthening resilience and reducing rural poverty. The Cash+ model supports the enhancement of vibrant and diversified livelihoods, providing an important safety net against shocks and stresses for poor and vulnerable rural households. As such, the ...read more
 - 15/02/2018
More than 5 million Syrians have sought refuge in neighbouring countries as a result of the Syrian crisis. Despite the support provided by host governments and humanitarian actors, refugees in the region are becoming increasingly vulnerable. Turkey hosts the largest number of Syrian refugees globally. Over 3.3 million Syrians have ...read more
 - 18/01/2018
Jordan, in Western Asia, has a population of approximately 9.5 million people, of which a significant share (more than two million people) are registered Palestinian refugees. The country currently faces significant challenges to its socioeconomic system; the geopolitical situation is also very delicate. As of August 2017, Jordan is home ...read more
 - 18/01/2018
The region of Karamoja, located in the northeast of Uganda, is the poorest and least developed region in the country. Historically, Karamoja has been a pastoral area; crop production, which is less reliable there, has recently emerged as an important source of household food and income in some areas. Although ...read more
 - 13/12/2017
This paper is an accompaniment to the FAO study, The Agricultural Sectors in the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs): Analysis. Building on the results of that study, this paper outlines key types of support developing countries will require to effectively implement and report on their agricultural sector commitments, and ultimately ...read more
 - 10/11/2017
The persistent gap between humanitarian needs and the resources to meet them continues to grow. Multi-year financing is often presented as a key tool for improving the allocation and effectiveness of humanitarian aid to protracted crises. It is also looked upon as an investment in actions across the humanitarian-development nexus ...read more
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