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 - 11/01/2017
In Mali, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is currently experimenting the “productive transfers” approach (CASH+), implemented successfully in 2014 in other countries – including countries from West Africa. The 18-month programme combines unconditional cash transfers with the provision of in-kind livestock inputs (goats and animal feed) to ...read more
 - 23/12/2016
In the Sahel, around 65 percent of the active population works in the agriculture sector and their livelihoods are therefore affected by climate change, markets and environmental factors. More than half of these are women. Recurring crises pose real concerns for the achievement of sustainable food and nutrition security in ...read more
 - 23/12/2016
Le document s’adresse aux acteurs d’urgence pour l’inclusion de l’approche dans des actions/projets de relèvement rapide ainsi qu’aux acteurs du développement et de la protection sociale qui pourraient être intéressés pour compléter des actions de transfert monétaire avec un soutien productif aux moyens d’existence.
 - 25/11/2016
This document presents the results of the resilience analysis of the Matam region in Senegal and gives policy indications based on them. The brief can be adopted as a baseline to critically review the different policies put in place with respect to resilience by the Government of Senegal and suggests better tailoring ...read more
 - 25/11/2016
Matam is one of the poorest regions of Senegal. Located in the northeast of the country, more than 45 percent of the population of Matam is under the poverty line (ANSD/SRSD, 2015). In this region, agriculture and pastoralism are the largest economic sectors, thus recent climatic changes strongly influence the number of malnourished people. ...read more
 - 27/10/2016
The Sahel and West Africa is one of the world’s poorest, least developed and most food insecure regions, with the fastest growing population. On average, an estimated 20 million people face food insecurity every year during the lean season. Malnutrition rates are among the highest in the world, with 5.9 million children under the age ...read more
 - 20/09/2016
This publication highlights the work of FAO and its partners to strengthen the resilience of communities and to assist displaced populations and host communities in coping with protracted displacement.
 - 12/07/2016
Building more resilient livelihoods is increasingly recognized as one of the most powerful means to mitigate and prevent food security crises. Since 2008, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, together with other key partners, has been pioneering resilience measurement and analysis with respect to food insecurity through ...read more
 - 12/07/2016
Mauritania presents an important regional heterogeneity with regard to poverty and resilience. The regions there of Guidimagha, Tagant, Assaba and Brakna show a poverty rate greater than 40 percent (ONS, 2015) and are considered the most disadvantaged regions. These areas together are referred to as the Triangle of Hope. Exogenous shocks ...read more
 - 14/06/2016
Over the past decade, the Sahel region has witnessed recurrent and multiple shocks. Droughts, floods, conflicts and insecurity have led to the reduction of the most vulnerable populations’ meager assets and capacity to withstand future crises. In a context of extreme poverty and increased exposure to multiple hazards, their food ...read more
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