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FAO South-South Cooperation (SSC) convenes 14 countries in Kenya on linkages between Social Protection, Agriculture and Resilience | read this story online   21/11/12019 Nairobi – More than 113 million people across Africa experienced acute hunger requiring urgent food, nutrition and livelihoods assistance in 2018, according to the latest Global Report on Food...
FAO recognizes that those living in rural areas whose livelihoods depend heavily on natural resources, are disproportionately affected by climate risks because of their great likelihood of living in high-risk geographical locations as well as their high vulnerability to, and limited capacity to cope with, climate hazards due to low...
A group of FAO experts shared their knowledge and latest findings on social protection with policy-makers and government representatives who took part in this year’s edition of the Academy on Social Security from 16-27 September 2019, at ILO’s International Training Center in Turin, Italy. FAO researchers and social protection experts Garima...
The new corporate brochure on FAO's work on Social Protection highlights the important role that social protection plays in addressing many of the barriers poor rural households face in building resilient and sustainable livelihoods. Despite progress in recent decades, 736 million people worldwide still live in extreme poverty. Most are...
The priority themes for this year’s edition of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) - being held UN Headquarters in New York from 11-22 March 2019 - are key for FAO: social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of...
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