Устойчивость к внешним воздействиям


 - 03/05/2016
Since 1950s, Sudan has been intermittently devastated by civil wars and, in 2011, has split into two different nations, the Republic of Sudan (subject of the analysis) and the Republic of the South Sudan. Nowadays, almost half of the population of the Republic of Sudan is at or below the ...read more
 - 15/04/2016
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, and an increasingly irregular rainfall pattern causing landslides and flash ...read more
 - 09/04/2016
Family Farming Insurance Disasters resulting from weather changes cause the greatest economic impacts on the region (70% of emergencies are weather-related). Annual costs of approximately 2.2% of the GDP (base year 2010) are estimated to face disasters, in lack of climate change adaptation actions. The global climate risk index estimated ...read more
 - 29/03/2016
The Republic of Sudan (referred to hereafter as ‘Sudan’) is the third largest country in Africa, situated in the Nile Valley of North Africa. Although its geographical position features fertile lands and thus an abundance of livestock, the country has been devastated by civil wars intermittently for four decades. Crises ...read more
 - 29/03/2016
Building more resilient livelihoods is increasingly being recognized as one of the most powerful means to mitigate – or even prevent – food security crises. Since 2008, FAO has been at the forefront of efforts to measure the resilience capacity of people to food insecurity and the effectiveness of resilience ...read more
 - 14/03/2016
Resilience is, nowadays, one of the keywords in the policy debate on development. Measuring resilience and how it varies over time is dramatically important for policy makers and people living in risk-prone environments. This paper applies econometric techniques for estimating household resilience in Uganda using the so-called Resilience Index Measurement ...read more
 - 26/11/2015
This study assesses the impact of medium to large scale natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and subsectors in developing countries between 2003 and 2013, focusing on direct physical damage and indirect economic losses. The findings of the study are expected to support national and international efforts to reduce ...read more
 - 16/11/2015
Mali is the largest landlocked country in the Sahel region of West Africa. Although between 2000 and 2010 Mali has enjoyed sustained economic growth and significant decline in poverty rate (World Bank, 2013), since 2010 Mali has been hit by a mix of external and internal shocks. Among the external ...read more
 - 11/11/2015
Niger is a landlocked country historically prone to natural crises – notably droughts, floods and locust infestations – and to political instability. These factors increasingly contribute to chronic food insecurity and high poverty rates. The dangerous interplay between climate change, conflicts, population growth and food price volatility is compounded by the frequency with ...read more
 - 09/11/2015
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country where adverse climatic conditions and the degradation of soil and water resources result in low agricultural productivity and in major limitation to economic growth. The country also suffers from the negative effects of a population growth rate averaging at 3 percent, which is among the highest in ...read more