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Building resilience in disaster prone areas in Central America’s Dry Corridor
21/09/2016
The most vulnerable part of Central America is the “Corredo Seco” (Dry Corridor), an area running across of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, which is characterized by very variable and extreme weather conditions: regular abnormal dry spells and droughts, [...]
Semi intensive egg production to support the resilience of livelihoods in protracted crisis
21/09/2016
The large influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon (an estimated 1.5 million) constitutes a major challenge across all sectors. The impact on the agriculture sector is particularly worrying, as this is the main source of income and livelihoods for a [...]
Animal disease control to support resilient livelihoods in protracted crisis
20/09/2016
The large influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon, an estimated 1.5 million, constitutes a major challenge for the country. Many refugees arrive from neighbouring countries with a large number of unvaccinated livestock, thereby increasing the risk of transboundary animal diseases [...]
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 [...]
Creating employment opportunities and enhancing adaptive capacities to recurrent drought within protracted crises
20/07/2016
The West Bank is an arid or semi-arid land characterized by low precipitation with a large proportion of rainfall rapidly lost as surface runoff. While natural shocks like drought pose challenges to the already fragile water network, the protracted conflict [...]