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10,694 entries found
27 Jun 2017 description

Somalia is in the second year of a severe drought—the kind that is increasingly likely as the climate warms.

27 Jun 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal output in 2017 forecast to decrease significantly as result of severe drought in 2016 and early 2017

  • Rice import requirements forecast to increase considerably in 2017 on reduced output

  • Prices of rice increased in recent months and at high levels in June

  • Drought negatively impacted livelihoods and food security of affected households

Cereal output in 2017 forecast to decrease significantly due to severe drought

27 Jun 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Unfavourable prospects for upcoming 2017 “gu” season harvest due to below-average and erratic rainfall

  • Severe pasture and water shortages in most pastoral areas affecting livestock conditions

  • Access to food increasingly constrained for most households

  • About 3.2 million individuals estimated to be severely food insecure

Unfavourable prospects for upcoming 2017 “gu” season harvest due to below-average and erratic rainfall

26 Jun 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

Above-average wheat crop output forecast in 2017

Wheat import requirements increasing in 2017/18

Inflation rates increase

Above-average 2017 wheat crop to be harvested

26 Jun 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

Below-average precipitation limits production potential

Stable cereal import requirements in 2017/18

Rate of inflation increases supported by domestic demand

Refugees from the Syrian Arab Republic continue to put strain on local resources

Below-average precipitation limits production potential

Maps / Infographics

1,485 entries found

Jobs

6 entries found
23 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 06 Jul 2017 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Position Title: National Consultant – Systematic Review of Brucellosis in Humans and Animals in Kenya

Contract Type: Personal Services Agreement

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Organizational unit: FAO Representation Office in Kenya

Duration: 15 days when actually employed

Eligible candidates: Kenyan Nationals

Anticipated Start Date: July 2017

Background

18 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Jun 2017 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Position Title: National Consultant – External Quality Assessment (EQA)

Contract Type: Personal Services Agreement

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Organizational unit: FAO Representation Office in Kenya

Duration: 10 days when actually employed

Eligible candidates: Kenyan Nationals

Anticipated Start Date: July 2017

Background

18 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Jun 2017 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Position Title: National Consultant – Zoonoses Control Capacity Assessment (Human Resources, Financial, Logistics)

Contract Type: Personal Services Agreement

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya with travel to selected counties

Organizational unit: FAO Representation Office in Kenya

Duration: 20 days when actually employed

Eligible candidates: Kenyan Nationals

Anticipated Start Date: July 2017

18 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Jun 2017 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Position Title: National Consultant – Laboratory Sample Transport and Referral Systems

Contract Type: Personal Services Agreement

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya with travel to Nyeri, Eldoret and Nakuru

Organizational unit: FAO Representation Office in Kenya

Duration: 15 days when actually employed

Eligible candidates: Kenyan Nationals

Anticipated Start Date: July 2017

Background

18 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Jun 2017 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Position Title: National Consultant – Laboratory Biorisk Assessment

Contract Type: Personal Services Agreement

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Organizational unit: FAO Representation Office in Kenya

Duration: 10 days when actually employed

Eligible candidates: Kenyan Nationals

Anticipated Start Date: July 2017

Background

Training

2 entries found
29 Sep 2015 description

This short 35-minute module addresses the basic terms and concepts relating to food and nutrition, malnutrition, food security and livelihoods. By the end of this module, you will be able to define and differentiate these key concepts and understand the different situations that they encompass.

11 Mar 2015 description

One of the impacts of climate change is an increase in the incidence, severity and unpredictability of natural disasters. This e-learning course explains how livelihoods and tenure rights are affected by natural disasters, and illustrates how responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests can support a disaster management process through improved prevention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery and reconstruction.

Duration:

2 hours

Publication Date:

March 2015