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HAITI Évaluation rapide de la situation alimentaire suite à l’ouragan Matthew, 7 - 10 octobre 2016
This report is produced by OCHA Haiti in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Haiti and covers the period of 15-17 October 2016. The next report will...
After cutting a deadly swath across the Caribbean region, Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 235 km/h, violently struck south-western Haiti on 4 October causing widespread...
We are pleased to inform you that Thursday 13 October FAO will host the launch of the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2016 produced by Watch Consortium to monitor...
Annual scientific conference Wednesday, November, 9- 8:45am-6pm at AFD Paris Dear colleagues, Action Against Hunger is pleased to invite you to its first annual scientific conference “Research for Nutrition: operational...
The 2016 Global Hunger Index demonstrates that real progress has been made in reducing hunger since the UN Millennium Development Goals were announced, but that the current pace of reducing...
‘CAISSES DE RÉSILIENCE’ In French with no interpretation Tuesday 18 October 2016: 15.00-16.30 CEST (UTC+2) Alexis Bonte, FAO, Regional Emergency Coordinator for Africa region and currently FAO Representative a.i. in...
Message from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) to all Member States representations in Geneva and New York Kindly find attached for your information a...
Mogadishu, 20 September 2016 — Five million Somalis – more than 40 per cent of the country’s population – do not have sufficient food, according to a new assessment report...
On 22 September 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will launch his report on the outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit and the online Platform for Action, Change and Transformation (PACT),...
Welthungerhilfe ( www.welthungerhilfe.de ) is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in 39...
Dear friends, colleagues and partners, At ICVA, we are excited to announce the launch of our new Humanitarian Learning Stream initiative. Specifically targeting NGO staff, humanitarian learning streams will support...
23 August 2016 More than 65,000 people are estimated to be facing famine-like conditions. DAKAR/ABUJA – The number of people in need of food assistance in north-eastern Nigeria has risen...
9 August 2016, Rome - Urgent action is needed to provide farming and livelihood support to 385,000 people in parts of Nigeria's northeast where food insecurity is rampant, FAO said...
The Nigerian Government says it is ready to partner with States and other Stakeholders in formulating policies and programmes in the Agricultural sector to ensure food sustainability. This was the...
Today, almost a billion people go hungry while up to one third of food for human consumption is spoiled or wasted. This is the equivalent of 1.3 billion tonnes of...
Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger Joint FAO-WFP news release 29 July 2016, Rome - Protracted...
Food Security Cluster Coordinator (Expert Roster) - What are we looking for? The Food Security Cluster is looking to expand its Cluster Coordinators Roster with qualified individuals with food security...
The tenth Global Partners’ Meeting of the global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) was held at FAO Headquarters on 14 and 15 June 2016 in Rome, Italy. The meeting brought together...
The Global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) based at WFP Headquarters in Rome, Italy, includes a small team focussed on information management (IM) who provides remote backstopping and surge support to...
The meeting with Rome-based UN Agencies FAO, WFP & IFAD will provide an overview of the impact so far of the 2015 – 2016 El Niño on agriculture and food...
Meeting of global Food Security Cluster Partners: 14-15 June, FAO in Rome The bi-annual Meeting of Global Food Security Cluster Partners is organised to strengthen the linkages between Global Partners...
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointments of Mary Robinson of Ireland and Macharia Kamau of Kenya as his Special Envoys on El Niño and Climate. These appointments...
From WFP VAM: We are very pleased to announce the launch of the WFP-VAM Data Visualization Platform for monitoring the performance of the agricultural seasons. This system allows users to...
The gFSC and WFP VAM will present the Adapting to an Urban World project tools and findings in a WHS side event. Please join us in Istanbul on May 24...