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06 Mar 2015 description
report Oxfam

Protection gaps exposing eastern Congo communities to continued abuse

Local authorities must be empowered to tackle systemic insecurity experienced by communities at the hands of both armed groups and the state, finds Oxfam report

06 Mar 2015 description
report Oxfam

Protection lacunaire dans l’est du Congo : les exactions se poursuivent

Les autorités locales doivent avoir les moyens de lutter contre l’insécurité systémique à laquelle sont confrontées les communautés dans des zones contrôlées tant par des groupes armés que l’État.

05 Mar 2015 description

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this month welcomed a US$122.62 million humanitarian aid package from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide vital food and nutrition assistance to targeted vulnerable people, many of whom are affected by conflict, in 27 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Part of the funds will also support special logistics operations, which WFP runs in four of those countries.

05 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • FAO has further raised its estimate of the 2014 world cereal production and its forecast for global cereal stocks. Early prospects for cereal supplies in 2015/16 are mostly favourable, partly sustained by large stocks accumulated over the previous two seasons.

  • FAO’s first forecast for global wheat production in 2015 indicates a likely small contraction, mostly reflecting an expected decline in Europe from last year’s record output.