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Climate action
19/12/2023
  Sand and dust storms (SDS) are a common occurrence in the world's drylands, characterized by strong, turbulent winds that erode small particles from soil surfaces with little or no vegetation cover. Given that a significant portion of major agricultural activities, [...]
Trials of Improved Practices (TIPs) and food related interventions in Kitui county
19/08/2021
The arid and semi-arid areas (ASALs) of Kenya cover nearly 84 percent of the national land and thus present an enormous potential contribution to national agricultural production as well as basic food and income for farmers residing in these areas. [...]
Promoting COVID-19-safe migration and livestock markets while tailoring livestock packages and cash-for-work schemes
24/11/2020
Kuchi pastoralists, numbering around 2.4 million people in Afghanistan, are one of the region’s most vulnerable groups. Their condition has since been exacerbated by COVID-19 and containment measures related to the pandemic. As part of its emerging COVID-19 response, the [...]
Protecting livestock and agricultural production during floods and droughts
15/02/2017
In Bolivia, seasonal flooding is common in the lowland and low slope (1 percent) department of Beni, where some of the most important rivers converge. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) identified the important practice of [...]
Reducing vulnerability to food and nutrition insecurity in dry, urban areas and protracted crisis situations through efficient resource use
20/09/2016
  Food production in the Gaza Strip is constrained by an arid environment and limited access to steady sources of water. This threatens the food security and nutrition of local communities, which is further undermined by a wider context of protracted [...]