KORE - Plateforme de partage des connaissances sur la résilience

East Africa
14/07/2017
Prevailing severe dry weather conditions, virtually since October 2016, have affected rangelands and crops in large parts of East Africa, causing a serious deterioration of food security conditions in the subregion. This Special Alert highlights the following major areas of [...]
14/07/2017
Chestnut (Castanea species) are trees providing crucial resources for livelihoods in many parts of the world, with a wide range of economic, social and environmental benefits. The Asian chestnut gall wasp (ACGW) Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) is considered to [...]
Preliminary findings
14/07/2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is conducting a comprehensive study across regions to assess the benefit from applying disaster risk reduction (DRR) good practices in agriculture. The study identify practices that help to reduce the [...]
Issue No. 24
04/07/2017
In the 24th issue of the Food Chain Crisis (FCC) Early Warning Bulletin covering the period between July and September 2017, integrates and analyzes information on transboundary animal and plant pests and diseases threatening the food chain for the three months ahead, grouped by [...]
22/06/2017
A severe drought in 2016 and early 2017 severely impacted the 2016/17 main maha harvest with 45 percent reduction in the production of paddy crop. An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited Sri Lanka from 12 to 29 March 2017 [...]