Resilience

Resources

 - 25/04/2018
Recurrent drought, degraded rangelands and reduced access to traditional grazing lands have left pastoral communities in the Horn of Africa’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) more vulnerable and facing severe livestock feed shortages. During dry spells, pastoral communities suffer from food and nutrition insecurity, as well as shrinking incomes occasioned ...read more
 - 28/02/2018
Karamoja, Uganda is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate risks in the country. Drought is the main and recurrent natural disaster, whose effects are amplified by climate change. This affects crop production and pasture for livestock, and has a direct negative impact on the livelihoods of the rural ...read more
 - 13/12/2017
Migration is a growing and complex global phenomenon. The links between migration, agriculture and climate change are complex. While the impacts of climate change on agriculture and food security are relatively well established, the cascading effects of climate change on migration and its consequences for agriculture have not been adequately ...read more
 - 12/12/2017
This booklet was launched for the 2017 Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn. Including a synthesis of the support provided by FAO to face the impacts of climate change, it also brings together the most recent and relevant knowledge, tools and methodologies FAO can offer countries to report on ...read more
 - 28/09/2017
Since 2013, the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) has been empowering forest and farm producers and their organizations, the “missing links” that are needed to put the SDGs and NDCs into practice. Evidence from the last four years and strong demand for FFF support from FFPOs and governments in more ...read more
 - 13/09/2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is conducting a comprehensive study across regions to assess the benefit from applying disaster risk reduction (DRR) good practices in agriculture. The study identify practices that help to reduce the vulnerability of households and communities to natural hazards. The study ...read more
 - 12/09/2017
Climate change is predicted to have a marked effect on the agricultural sector in Eastern Africa. However, there is considerable potential to adapt to climate change. This can be done within the framework of the watershed management approach. There are compelling reasons for systematically integrating climate change adaptation and mitigation ...read more
 - 13/08/2017
The eastern Africa sub-region has recurrently experienced climate-induced food insecurity crises. Their magnitude and frequency have been rising. To illustrate, the number of people affected by droughts has been multiplied seven folds, between the 1980 average decadal baseline and 2011. Floods and landslides also present rising impacts. To address the ...read more
 - 10/08/2017
Despite widespread emergency response in Ethiopia’s agriculture sector last year to the El Niño-induced drought, humanitarian needs remain high in 2017. New threats to food security are emerging – including severe drought in southern and southeastern pastoral areas and a growing refugee crisis in Gambella Region. Livelihood recovery will remain ...read more
 - 06/07/2017
The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and responses adopted in Central Asia and Turkey, with a focus on Agriculture Sector. It is part of a series of similar studies carried out in different regions and ...read more
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