FAO emergencies and resilience

In 2023, FAO will require $1.9 billion to reach 48 million people with life-saving and livelihood assistance
01/12/2022

Acute food insecurity soars driven by conflicts, extreme weather events, rising food prices

News
Global Environment Facility tasks FAO and IFAD to lead new $230 million agrifood systems transformation program
30/11/2022

The initiative aims to support shifts towards sustainable nature-positive production and efficient value chains for crops, commodities, livestock, and aquaculture

Highlights
In focus
FAO in the 2023 humanitarian appeals

As 2022 nears an end, almost 1 million people face starvation – almost double the numbers of 2021.

06/10/2022

Have you ever wondered why, in this day and age, some communities constantly face extreme hunger?

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06/03/2022

FAO, through UNCERF funding, conducted a livestock Cash+ activity in Laasqoray district targeting 1,850 households. All the targeted households were reached, with 50% of these households being female headed ones.

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In focus
War in Ukraine

The escalating war in Ukraine is affecting millions of people and forcing massive population displacement.

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In Focus
Hunger crisis in Somalia

Somalia continues to face one of the world’s most severe humanitarian crisis.

Publications
01/12/2022

As 2022 nears an end, almost 1 million people face starvation – almost double the numbers of 2021.

23/11/2022

As part of the United Nations Global Action Plan on Child Wasting, FAO requires USD 500 million to implement its action plan to prevent child wasting (2023–2024) in the 15 most-affected countries.

24/11/2022

Severe floods across Nigeria during the recent agricultural season (April–October) have had a devastating impact on livelihood assets, food stocks and yield prospects for the main harvest, disrupting people’s lives and livelihoods.