FAO emergencies and resilience

News
Not a person but a porridge, Tom Brown fights malnutrition and boosts incomes in Nigeria
21/02/2024

A porridge created from local ingredients provides nutrition and profits to crisis-affected women

News
FAO proposes five key actions to address climate-conflict nexus at the United Nations Security Council
14/02/2024

Deputy Director-General Beth Bechdol urges game-changing solutions to break the vicious loop between climate crisis, conflict and hunger

Highlights
In times of crisis, every seed counts

As conflict rages across Sudan, agriculture – a key pillar of food and income – is jeopardized for millions of people. Yet, some farmers have held the line.

14/02/2024

Acute hunger is escalating worldwide. The growing number of people impacted by pressing humanitarian crises in conflict-affected places like Gaza, Ukraine, and Sudan, or by climate extremes, requires urgent and collective action explains Beth Bechdol, FAO Deputy Director-General.

14/02/2024

In 2022, severe floods hit the Niger causing crop and livestock losses and the destruction of cultivated land.

In focus
Forced displacement

The increasingly protracted nature of forced displacement calls for sustainable and durable solutions.

In focus
Sustaining peace

Conflict is a major driver of food crises, followed by weather extremes and economic shocks.

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