FAO emergencies and resilience

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

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

Global Environment Facility tasks FAO and IFAD to lead new $230 million agrifood systems transformation program

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

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FAO in the 2023 humanitarian appeals

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


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

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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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War in Ukraine

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

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Hunger crisis in Somalia

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