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27 Jul 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production in 2016 estimated at well below average level as a result of El Niño-related drought

  • Prices of maize meal at high levels, mainly due to increased import costs

  • Food security worsens in 2016 due to impact of drought

Cereal production well below average in 2016

26 Jul 2016 description

Belgium’s USD 300 000 contribution to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO’s) emergency programme in Fiji is assisting more than 5 000 families (approximately 25 000 people) struggling to recover from Tropical Cyclone Winston in northern Viti Levu and the maritime islands.

Tropical Cyclone Winston – one of the strongest cyclones to ever strike Fiji and one of the most severe to ever hit the South Pacific – killed a total of 44 people across the island nation, injured 126 and affected a total of 350 000 (approximately 40 percent of the population).

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

3 entries found
13 Jul 2016 description
job Closing date: 03 Aug 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Organizational Setting

07 Jul 2016 description
job Closing date: 28 Jul 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

* This Vacancy Announcement cancels and supersedes Vacancy Announcement No. IRC3185. Applicants who applied to VA IRC3185 must apply to the present vacancy in iRecruitment in order to be considered.

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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