Resilience

Resources

 - 30/04/2016
Context The large influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon (an estimated 1.5 million) constitutes a major challenge across all sectors. The impact on the agriculture sector is particularly worrying, as this is the main source of income and livelihoods for a large proportion of the population – notably for the poorest ...read more
 - 30/03/2016
FAO has long been concerned about the impact of war on food security and on how hunger can be one of the drivers of instability and conflict but we also know that actions to promote food security can help prevent a crisis, mitigate its impacts and promote post-crisis recovery and ...read more
 - 19/01/2016
Context Unfavorable conditions due to overarching Israeli restrictions have contributed to the fragility of local production systems for herders in the West Bank, where the majority of families are dependent on livestock as their main source of income. Since 2011, FAO has been promoting the use of hydroponic technology (soil-less plant ...read more
 - 21/12/2015
Context The protracted conflict since 2003 in Darfur (Sudan) has resulted in massive loss of human lives and assets, disrupted livelihoods and led to severe food insecurity in some areas. An estimated 60 percent out of a total population of 7-8 million is currently displaced (March 2015). Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) and ...read more
 - 18/08/2015
The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) leads global efforts to end hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition. In South Sudan, this entails closely linking short-term crisis response activities with longer-term development actions with the goal of helping millions of South Sudanese farmers, fishers and livestock owners to build resilient livelihoods. FAO’s support ...read more
 - 31/07/2015
Key points: In Greater Equatoria, production prospects for first season crops to be harvested in August/September are mixed, due to dry weather conditions affecting several areas. Planted area severely reduced in most conflict-affected counties due to worsening security conditions and massive displacement.  
 - 31/01/2015
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has collaborated with the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) since 2009 to support activities and programmes that contribute to building lasting peace in countries emerging from conflict. To date, FAO has received US$11.6 million in support from the PBF through ...read more
 - 03/07/2014
The resilience component of FAO’s programme for the Central African Republic in 2014 is addressing social, technical and financial drivers to end hunger in rural communities severely hit by 18 months of conflict. The integrated approach also known as caisses de résilience is based on local dynamics.
 - 23/05/2014
Since March 2011, the conflict in Syria has resulted in massive influxes of refugees across the region, primarily into neighbouring Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Iraq. Lebanon hosts the greatest number: 1.7 million people (including 1.2 million registered refugees), living in the poorest sections of Lebanese communities and in some cases outnumbering local citizens. Against a pre-crisis population ...read more
 - 22/05/2014
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is closely monitoring the impact of the Syria crisis on food security, nutrition, agriculture and livelihoods in Syria and neighbouring Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt. Assessments carried out across the affected subregion indicate that threats to food security and ...read more
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