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The Food Security Sector in the occupied Palestinian territory, created in December 2012, brings together UN and non-UN humanitarian organizations on an equal footing. The Sector is coordinating the food...
The Food Security Cluster in Iraq is working closely with the established national and refugee coordination mechanisms to ensure coherent, coordinated and integrated humanitarian responses driven by the food security...
When an emergency strikes, among the responsibilities of a country-level Food Security Cluster is to coordinate partner responses to ensure that planning and implementation of food security responses avoid gaps...
When a humanitarian crisis hits, the Food Security Cluster (FSC) coordinates the food security response, addressing issues of food availability, access and utilization. In 2013, the FSC responded to several...
Profile: Area (North Kivu, South Kivu and Maniema provinces) Cluster Coordinator , Duty station: Goma, DRC Title: Consultant (Grade to be determined) , Duration: 11 months Date of publication: 26...
Background To ensure that Food Security Cluster Coordinators have a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of country food security clusters and coordinators in particular in response to an...
The agricultural campaign, planned under the auspices of the Food Security Cluster, has been launched in the Central African Republic to support crisis-hit farming families with seeds and tools distribution...
The 6th bi-annual Global Food Security Cluster Partners' Meeting, held 7-8 May in Rome, generated very fruitful discussions on a range of issues such as the importance of key cross-cutting...
The first Global Coordinator of the Food Security Cluster, Graham Farmer, retired on 31 March. The global Food Security Cluster thanks Graham for his time here -- he has been...
The Global Meeting of Food Security Cluster Partners was held from 5 to 6 November 2013 in Rome, Italy. The meeting brought together more than 60 participants and observers representing...
So far in 2014, Food Security and Livelihoods Cluster partners have reached around 758,400 people with food assistance across South Sudan. This includes displaced and other food- insecure communities and...
An Overview of the Global Humanitarian Response for 2014 has been released. The strategic response plans enclosed in this document, are the result of structured assessments and analysis of needs...
Over the past weeks and especially from 5 December, the intensification of violence and a shift to a more sectarian and communal conflict in Bangui and other major towns has...
In response to the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), the Government of the Republic of the Philippines welcomed international assistance on 9 November, 2013. The clusters, including the Food...
ELRHA is an organisation dedicated to supporting partnerships between academic and humanitarian communities around the world. Yesterday ELRHA launched a new Rapid Response Grants Facility to help address the lack...
The global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) meeting of partners was held on 5 and 6 November 2013 at the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy. The meeting brought together...
IMC is looking for a FSL officer for a 3 months emergency deployment to the Pacific Islands starting July 1 st 2013.
The global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) meeting of partners was held from 17 to 18 April 2013 in Rome, Italy. The meeting brought together more than 60 participants and observers...
The Vision of the global Food Security Cluster is that “Food security needs for individuals and communities in humanitarian crises are met.” The Vision is supported by a Mission Statement...
The gFSC focused on five core areas of work during 2012: 1. Operational and Surge Support to National Clusters 2. Capacity Development 3. Tools and Guidance 4. Information Management 5...
The global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) meeting of partners was held from 24 to 25 October 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting brought together more than 60 participants and observers...
Nearly 870 million people, or one in eight, were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2010-2012, according to a new report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Food...
JOHANNESBURG, 24 August 2012 (IRIN) - Quietly, a revolution to develop cheap ways to draw water for irrigation is unfolding in small villages and rural regions in sub-Saharan Africa and...
9 August 2012, Rome - The FAO Food Price Index climbed 6 percent in July 2012 after three months of decline. The Index, which measures the monthly change in the...
JOHANNESBURG, 12 July 2012 (IRIN) - In the Russian summer of 2010, the worst drought recorded in 38 years destroyed its wheat crops, sending the world into another food-price crisis,...