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The 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) shows long-term progress in reducing hunger in the world. The advances have been uneven, however, with millions of people still experiencing chronic hunger and...
As of 1 October 2017, more than 809,000 Rohingyas are estimated to be sheltering in Bangladesh, having fled violence and persecution in Myanmar. Violence which began on 25 August has...
The Global Early Warning - Early Action System (EWEA) provides a forward-looking summary of major risks to agriculture and food security including their likelihood and the extent of their probable...
After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a...
World Food Programme Report Launch SEP 19, 2017 - 12:15 PM TO 01:45 PM EDT Speakers: Steven Were Omamo , Deputy Director of Policy and Programme and Coordinator of Food...
With 3.1 million people facing crisis and emergency, acute food insecurity persists in Somalia Acute malnutrition Increases and risk of Famine continues August 31, 2017, Mogadishu/Washington – An estimated 3.1...
Around 1.4 million inhabitants of the Kasaï Region have been escaping violence and humiliation since the beginning of the crisis in August 2016. People living in the five provinces that...
From 19-23 June 2017, the gFSC carried out a Food Security Cluster Information Management Officer training in Lake Bracciano, Italy. The training included some 25 participants from various organisations, including...
Food Security Cluster Coordinator (Expert Roster) - What are we looking for? The Food Security Cluster is looking to expand its Cluster Coordinators Roster (French speaking) with qualified individuals with...
Reinforcing national and local systems for better coordination The global Food Security Cluster and its partner Welthungerhilfe launched a joint video project today, supported by the German Federal Foreign Office...
During the week beginning 7th May, the Regional Pacific Food Security Cluster (rPFSC) supported the work of the Vanuatu Food Security and Agriculture Cluster with response planning and damage assessments...
Collecting primary data on households’ food security can be challenging, time-consuming and costly ‒ particularly in areas with limited humanitarian access. Remote data collection is a flexible and efficient way...
The Director General/ CEO NiMet, Prof. Sani Abubakar Mashi, has advocated better use of climate information in agriculture if Nigeria is to rebuild the sector and make it sustainable. The...
Organizational Setting The FAO Representation in Yemen is responsible for leading FAO's response to country priorities for food security, agriculture and rural development through the identification, planning and implementation of...
KORE , the Knowledge sharing platform on resilience, is pleased to launch its 2017 webinar series and invite you on Friday 28 April for the presentation of the 2017 Global...
WHEN: 26 APRIL 2017 9.00 - 17.30 WHERE: WFP AUDITORIUM HQ, ROME Review of Inter-Cluster Operational Responses in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and Nigeria and the Development of an Integrated...
The volume, cost and length of humanitarian assistance provision over the past ten years has grown dramatically, in large part due to the protracted nature of crises. For example, inter-agency...
Following last year’s historic Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – marking a path towards a more sustainable future – 2016 is about putting commitments into action...
In line with our commitment to regularly review the global Food Security Cluster’s (gFSC) performance, the Global Support Team conducted two surveys in February 2017: one for Food Security Cluster...
Graziano da Silva says restoring agriculture-based livelihoods is key to recovery and peace efforts in Lake Chad Basin region FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva visits a farm centre in...
IMPACT The El Niño coastal phenomenon, triggered by the increase in sea surface temperature, has caused continuous rainfall in February and March and has led to 12 departments and one...