KORE - Knowledge sharing platform on Emergencies and Resilience

Support for the widespread production, preservation and consumption of high nutrient value foods to strengthen resilience to food and income insecurity
19/03/2018
Uganda lies almost completely within the Nile Basin with irregular rainfall patterns: monomodal rainfall patterns (one rainy season) and bi-modal rainfall patterns (two rainy seasons). Its vulnerability to climate change, especially poor rainfall and long dry spells in the northern [...]
Enhancing livelihood resilience and social cohesion between refugees and host communities
17/03/2018
More than 5 million Syrians have sought refuge in neighbouring countries as a result of the Syrian crisis. Despite the support provided by host governments and humanitarian actors, refugees in the region are becoming increasingly vulnerable. Turkey hosts the largest [...]
Building resilience through dialogue and negotiation in a contested area between Sudan and South Sudan
26/07/2017
The Abyei Administrative Area (AAA) is a contested zone located on the central border between South Sudan and Sudan. Its status has remained unresolved since South Sudan seceded from Sudan in 2011, and the governments failed to agree on the [...]
Supporting vulnerable and resource-poor livestock keepers in tsetse-infested areas in sub-Saharan Africa
20/07/2017
Tsetse-transmitted trypanosomosis is a lethal parasitic disease of humans and livestock. The disease severely limits mixed livestock–crop agriculture in over 10 million km2 of highly productive land in sub-Saharan Africa. Direct and indirect losses due to trypanosomosis are estimated in [...]
Intergrating agricultural production with agroforestry to build resilience during heat wave season in Ch’ortí region
28/03/2017
The rural population in the Eastern dry corridor of Guatemala is highly vulnerable to food insecurity. This territory, consisting of seven departments, has the highest population density and the highest rates of absolute poverty. Within these seven departments is the [...]