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01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

28 Nov 2016 description

Conservation Agriculture has the potential to enhance soil fertility and reduce erosion across 260,000 hectares (ha) of fragile and degraded cereal land in Tunisia, according to a joint study by the country’s National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRAT) and ICARDA.

27 Nov 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Favourable conditions for planting of 2017 winter grain crops

  • Below average cereal harvest gathered in 2016 due to lack of precipitation in beginning of season

  • Relatively stable domestic grain prices observed

  • Economic growth slows down again; high unemployment rates, in particular among young people, remains a concern

Favourable conditions for planting of 2017 winter grain crops

15 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • Employees of Sodexo, the global leader in Quality of Life Services and the founding partner of Stop Hunger, a global non-profit organization, undertook a mission to Tunisia to advise on supply chain, food preparation and distribution management. Their contribution will enhance the capacity to deliver hot meals in the Zaghouan central kitchen pilot.

  • The Ministry of Education, the Italian Cooperation (AICS) and WFP agreed to leverage on 138 school kitchens equipped by AICS, to act as hubs to replicate the model across Tunisia.

15 Nov 2016 description
report European Union

FRAN QUARTERLY: ILLEGAL BORDER-CROSSINGS DROP BY MORE THAN HALF IN Q2 2016

The detections of illegal border-crossing at EU’s external borders dropped by more than half in the second quarter compared with the same period of 2015. The majority of migrants were detected on the Central Mediterranean route, where more than 51 000 migrants were rescued in international waters and brought to Italy.

04 Nov 2016 description

By Ezzaddean El Safi

Having made strides towards democracy, Tunisia is often hailed as the success story of the Arab uprisings. But the economic woes that triggered the revolts have yet to be addressed. Originating in rural areas where agriculture is the lifeblood of the economy, the protests that led to the Tunisian revolution highlighted the growing regional disparities that have long characterized the country.

02 Nov 2016 description

Global Overview OCTOBER 2016

30 Oct 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

REGIONAL

EU allocates funding to manage migration and address root causes

28 Oct 2016 description

Key Figures
Mediterranean
332,492
arrivals by sea in 2016*
3,930
dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals

24 Oct 2016 description

4,328 INTERVIEWS WERE CONDUCTED IN THE PERIOD FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER 2016 BY IOM IN THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA, GREECE, HUNGARY, SERBIA, AND ITALY

ABOUT DTM’S FLOW MONITORING SURVEYS

21 Oct 2016 description

The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US $20-million equity investment in Rx Healthcare Fund (RxHF) to help improve healthcare delivery across the continent.

21 Oct 2016 description

Highlights

  • Building on the successful, on-going collaboration, the Moroccan Ministry of Education has requested WFP to extend its capacity development activities in the country until December 2017, in order to accompany the implementation of the Plan of Action for the enhancement of the national school meals programme.

20 Oct 2016 description

Trends of Sea Arrivals

In the week from 10 to 16 October, 717 refugees and migrants crossed the sea to Greece from Turkey – a slight decrease from the 898 who crossed the previous week.

16 Oct 2016 description

by Hajer Tlijani

TThe number of people starving to death in protracted conflicts is far greater than the number of people dying as a direct result of violence. It is therefore crucial to consider food security an indispensable link in the process of achieving peace. These interdependencies are underlined by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the United Nations 2030 Agenda, and their common objective of building peaceful and resilient societies.

Conflict and Food Crisis: A Mutually Reinforcing Partnership

15 Oct 2016 description

Situation Générale en septembre 2016
Prévision jusqu'à’mi-novembre 2016

14 Oct 2016 description

L'intérêt pour les questions d'agriculture et de sécurité alimentaire en Afrique du Nord s’est accentué à la suite de la flambée des prix des produits alimentaires et leur volatilité continue depuis fin 2006. Les pays d'Afrique du Nord se caractérisent par une forte dépendance à l’égard des marchés mondiaux pour leur sécurité alimentaire. Cela ne semblait pas poser de problème tant que les cours mondiaux des produits alimentaires étaient bas et stables pendant les décennies 80 et 90.

12 Oct 2016 description

Protracted complex emergencies and natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided assistance in response to a range of disasters, including floods, wildfires, winter emergencies, and complex crises.

03 Oct 2016 description
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General Situation during September 2016 Forecast until mid-November 2016