Eastern Africa drought: FAO welcomes a €25 million contribution from Germany to improve access to food and boost rural livelihoods in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and the Sudan
Funds aim to provide time-critical emergency aid and livelihood support to build back self-reliance and protect the most vulnerable against shocks
Latest IPCC report highlights the critical need to transform agrifood systems as a way to mitigate and adapt to climate change
FAO’s Strategy on Climate Change 2022-31 supports countries to make agrifood systems more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable
FAO in the 2023 humanitarian appeals
As 2022 nears an end, almost 1 million people face starvation – almost double the numbers of 2021.
Leveraging social protection's role in climate adaptation in rural areas
Small-scale producers contribute the least to climate change, but are the most at risk of welfare losses due to increasing global temperatures and extreme weather events.Play Video
FAO’s Anticipatory Actions – protecting households’ livelihoods from floods in the Niger
Anticipatory actions can save lives, safeguard livelihoods and strengthen the resilience of vulnerable communities.Play Video
War in Ukraine
The escalating war in Ukraine is affecting millions of people and forcing massive population displacement.
Changing the internally displaced persons paradigm in Mozambique
Providing IDPs from the country’s destabilized Cabo Delgado Region with a means to start over
Importance of investing in agriculture in emergency contexts
With 222 million people experiencing high acute food insecurity across 53 countries, and an alarming food security outlook for 2023, investing in agriculture in emergency contexts has never been so critical.
Ukraine: Response programme, January–December 2023
The war in Ukraine is significantly impacting food security at the national and global levels. Without urgent support to the Ukrainian agrifood sector, humanitarian needs will continue to rise and the stability of global food value chains will remain under threat.
East Africa Resilience Programme of Work 2022–2026
In the same spirit as the preceding Resilience Strategy for Eastern Africa 2018-2022, the East Africa Resilience Programme of Work 2022–2026 describes the strategic approach to sustainable resilience building that FAO will follow to build capacity and strengthen FAO Country Offices, Member Nations and regional institutions to analyse, anticipate and respond to shocks and crises.