Resilience

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 - 08/09/2020
Colombia’s northern neighbour Venezuela has slipped into a deep economic crisis that has sent 5 million people across borders in search of food and stability. It has been the fastest movement of people in Latin America’s recent history and it has affected Colombia more than any other country in the ...read more
 - 21/08/2020
Prosopis juliflora is a thorny, dominant and thirsty tree species that has invaded the main grazing areas in many countries in the Horn of Africa (HoA), posing a major threat to rural livelihoods. The scale of Prosopis expansion is dramatic in the region, e.g. more than one million hectares in ...read more
 - 16/04/2020
The Philippines ranks fourth among the world’s most disaster-prone countries. The archipelago’s over 7,000 islands lie in the path of the most active typhoon generator in the world, as well as in perilous proximity to the Pacific Ocean’s volcano-filled, earthquake-plagued pathway known as the Ring of Fire. Around twenty typhoons ...read more
 - 06/12/2019
One of the 25 selected winning development projects/SDG solutions at the Expo 2020 Dubai Global Best Practice Programme Frequent and persistent droughts are a recurrent feature of the Karamoja Cluster, which encompasses the southwestern parts of Ethiopia, northwestern Kenya, the southeastern parts of South Sudan and northeastern Uganda. The impacts of ...read more
 - 25/09/2019
Eighty percent of the population of Kenya relies on agriculture for its livelihood. Agriculture is the backbone of the Kenyan economy, accounting directly for 26 percent of GDP and 60 percent of total export earnings. However, Kenyan farmers face major challenges, including droughts, floods, land degradation and market constraints. Land degradation ...read more
 - 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
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