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gFSC 2012 Annual Report
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...
5 Jun 2013
The global Food Security Cluster Meeting of Partners - October 2012
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...
19 Oct 2012
Globally almost 870 million chronically undernourished - new hunger report
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...
9 Oct 2012
FOOD: A quiet water revolution
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...
27 Aug 2012
FAO Food Price Index up 6 percent
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...
13 Aug 2012
(IRIN) FOOD: Another crisis coming?
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,...
12 Jul 2012
MALI: Locusts could spread in rebel-held north
BAMAKO, 26 June 2012 (IRIN) - Clouds of desert locusts have arrived in rebel-held northern Mali, where insecurity has hampered pest control, bringing fears that the insects may devastate a...
26 Jun 2012
Niger, Mali on alert to Desert Locust risk
5 June 2012, Rome – Croplands in Niger and Mali are at imminent risk from Desert Locust swarms that are moving southward from Algeria and Libya, FAO warned today. Groups...
5 Jun 2012
IRIN News about Horn of Africa
NAIROBI, 18 May 2011 (IRIN) - The number of people requiring humanitarian assistance in the Horn of Africa could increase sharply in coming months due to below-average rainfall and high...
16 May 2012
IPC Food Security Analysis for April - July 2012
The Livelihood Analysis Forum (LAF) conducted the quarterly IPC analysis of food security in South Sudan between 16th and 19th April 2012. The results were presented to stakeholders for validation...
26 Apr 2012
South Sudan (Rep.)