KORE - Knowledge sharing platform on Emergencies and Resilience

Safeguarding agricultural and pastoralist livelihoods by transforming a longstanding threat into a sustainable resource for women and youth
21/08/2020
Prosopis juliflora is a thorny, dominant and thirsty tree species that has invaded the main grazing areas in many countries in the Horn of Africa (HoA), posing a major threat to rural livelihoods. The scale of Prosopis expansion is dramatic [...]
Technologies and Practices for Small Agricultural Producers
30/07/2020
Do you want to share the practices and technologies that can help smallholder farmers and producers to overcome the current challenges? Please submit your practices and technologies through the template. The Technologies and Practices for Small Agricultural Producers (TECA) Platform will help [...]
Outbreaks of locusts could threaten wheat and barley crops in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay
15/07/2020
Highlights: In late May 2020, a locust outbreak was reported in northeastern provinces of Formosa, Santa Fé and Corrientes in Argentina. Crop and pasture losses have been limited due to the implementation of effective control measures. If swarms move to key producing [...]
Combining cash payments, nutrition education and provision of agricultural and livestock inputs to increase food security and improve diets of drought-affected pastoralists and farmers
08/07/2020
In 2016 and 2017, a drought led to large-scale food insecurity across Somalia, affecting more than six million people, including over 900,000 children under the age of five likely to be acutely malnourished. Following the two-year drought, in 2018, heavy [...]
Biannual Report on Global Food Markets
11/06/2020
Food markets will face many more months of uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, while most markets are braced for a major global economic downturn, the agri-food sector is likely to display more resilience to the crisis than other [...]