HCT – Strategic Response Plan 2015 Food Security and Livelihoods
While assessments are underway, situation remains largely ignored by international community
Heavy storms, floods and landslides across nearly all provinces in Myanmar have dealt a major blow to the country’s agriculture and are expected to severely limit the availability of food if aid is not provided to farmers swiftly, FAO warned today.
Afghanistan Food Security & Agriculture Cluster Context and establishment of FSAC in Afghanistan:
On 10-11 June 2015, FAO conducted a Training on Fisheries and Aquaculture Emergency Response Guidance in the island municipality of Coron, Palawan, the Republic of the Philippines. The training was a direct offshoot of the Training of Trainers (ToT) on Fisheries and Aquaculture Response Guidance, held in Fiuggi, the Republic of Italy from 22 to 28 March 2015. Twelve participants, including staff from FAO Philippines and Non-governmental Organizations and representatives from three local Governments in the Calamianes group of islands, attended the training.
La technologie mondiale au service de l'aide au développement et de l'inclusion financière
2 septembre 2015, Rome - La FAO et MasterCard viennent d'unir leurs efforts pour créer une nouvelle alliance novatrice contre la faim.
Un accord de partenariat, paraphé aujourd'hui à Rome, par le Directeur général de la FAO José Graziano da Silva et le vice-président de MasterCard Walt MacNee, ouvre la voie à une collaboration permettant d'élaborer des systèmes de paiement inclusifs au profit des petits agriculteurs et des familles pauvres.
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The Field Security Officer is responsible for strategic security issues within the defined area of responsibility in accordance with UN and FAO Security Management Systems. The Field Security Officer manages security activities in support of the Country/Area and provides independent security advice on FAO operations within the Country/Area.
The scope of this job is established in line with the Emergency Response Priorities of coordination, assessment, and time-critical interventions.
General Description of task(s)
FAO has a clear mandate for, and comparative advantage in, supporting early warning and early action to protect food security and agriculture. The Organization already supports or directly manages a range of early warning systems at global, regional and national levels which are key to resilience programming and has a substantial portfolio of work in supporting nationally led response and, where necessary, directly manages humanitarian and resilience interventions in this sector.
The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) is a global, multi-partner innovative initiative to facilitate decision-making with improved food security analysis. The IPC is set of tools and protocols for classifying the severity and nature of food insecurity that integrates food security, nutrition and livelihood information into a clear statement about the nature and severity of food insecurity and implications for response. IPC incorporates a meta-analysis approach drawing on evidence-based analysis that includes a broad range of data sets and stakeholders.
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.