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08 Feb 2016 description

Rise in hunger at harvest time; harsh and prolonged 2016 lean season approaching

8 February 2016, Juba - South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as 2.8 million people — nearly 25 percent of the country's population — remain in urgent need of food assistance, and at least 40,000 people are on the brink of catastrophe, three UN agencies warned today.

08 Feb 2016 description

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), together with representatives from the national, provincial, and regional level Disaster Management Authorities and other relevant institutions, and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) finalized the Institutional Assessment on the integration of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) into the Agriculture Sector of Pakistan.

06 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dry weather adversely impacted winter cereal planting for 2016 harvest, but overall crop conditions are good

  • Cereal production in 2015 estimated at good level

  • Exports in 2015/16 marketing year forecast above last season’s record

  • Export prices decreased further, while domestic prices rising following devaluation of the Roubles

Dry weather adversely impacted winter cereal planting for 2016 harvest, but overall crop conditions are good

05 Feb 2016 description

FAO, UNICEF and WFP launch joint resilience strategy to improve well-being of Karimojong

KAMPALA – Three United Nations agencies in Uganda are implementing a new multi-year resilience strategy to help transform the lives of vulnerable people in the Karamoja region of North Eastern Uganda.

05 Feb 2016 description

Données collectées en septembre 2015

La collecte des données relative à cette enquête est faite par le service des statistiques agricoles du Ministère de l’Agriculture (IPAPEL) en partenariat avec le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) et le cluster sécurité alimentaire.

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1,042 entries found

Jobs

38 entries found
02 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 19 Feb 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

02 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 19 Feb 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization

*The length of appointment for internal FAO candidates will be established in accordance with applicable policies pertaining to the extension of appointments.


Organizational Setting

02 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 22 Feb 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

02 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 22 Feb 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

Training

2 entries found
29 Sep 2015 description
training Ongoing course Food and Agriculture Organization

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
training Ongoing course Food and Agriculture Organization

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