The Food Security Cluster
The Food Security Cluster is about enhancing cooperation and partnerships. The FSC works directly with its partners and stakeholders that include international NGOs, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, other cluster lead agencies, UN organizations, Governments and Donors. Read More
The next semi-annual Meeting of global Food Security Cluster Partners is organised at FAO in Rome, Italy, on 13-14 May 2015 to strengthen the linkages between Global Partners by jointly reviewing common issues faced in food security coordination. During the meeting, participants will hear from several key food security experts and agencies, provide valuable contributions to shape future direction and solutions for the gFSC and exchange valuable information on partner activities and programmes.Read More
Food Security in the wake of Cyclone Pam is without a doubt one of the most serious concerns facing the people of Vanuatu in the coming days, weeks, and years. With an estimated 207,000 people affected, the productive is under tremendous pressure.
Vanuatu’s Food Security and Agriculture Cluster has been mandated by the Government of Vanuatu and the National Disaster Management Office to coordinate and oversee all Cyclone Pam relief, recovery and rehabilitation efforts in the Food, Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Forestry and Biosecurity Sectors.Read More
Tropical Cyclone Pam made landfall on Friday the 13th of March near the islands of Vanuatu with sustained wind speeds of 270 km/h. Initial estimates of humanitarian impact suggest large devastation. Several other island nations, including Kiribati, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, and Fiji have also been affected. Cyclone Pam is a category 5 cyclone and the second strongest to ever form in the Southern Pacific.Read More