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28 Aug 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production to rebound in 2016

  • Total cereal exports in 2016/17 forecast close to last year’s reduced level

  • Rice prices rose marginally in July, while those of wheat were stable

Cereal production to rebound in 2016

28 Aug 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Floods have negatively affected localized areas of central and southern parts, but overall impact on 2016 cereal crops expected to be limited

  • Cereal production in 2016 forecast to decrease marginally

  • Cereal imports in 2016/17 forecast sharply down from 2015/16 record level

  • Prices of rice and wheat were stable in July

Cereal production in 2016 forecast to decrease marginally

27 Aug 2016 description

Lors d’une conférence au Kenya, le chef de la FAO souligne le rôle de l’agriculture dans la prévention des conflits et le relèvement

27 août 2016, Rome/Nairobi – La sécurité alimentaire et l’agriculture jouent un rôle primordial dans la prévention des conflits et des crises sur le continent africain. Elles en atténuent les effets et sont les moteurs du relèvement après un conflit.

27 Aug 2016 description

At Kenya conference, FAO leader highlights role of agriculture in preventing conflict, enabling recovery

27 August 2016, Rome/Nairobi - Food security and agriculture have an essential role to play in preventing conflicts and crises on the African continent, blunting their impacts and acting as engines for post-crisis recovery.

This was the central message of FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva to African leaders and international development actors gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, today for one of the foremost summits on African development.

26 Aug 2016 description

The State of Agriculture, Livelihood, Food Security, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation in Drought Affected Communities in Sindh

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Jobs

4 entries found
23 Aug 2016 description
job Closing date: 10 Sep 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Tasks and responsibilities:

Purpose of the assignment

The FAO Medical Service provides preventative medical, counselling and occupational safety and health services to the staff and advice on all health related matters to the Organization, for Headquarters and the field.

09 Aug 2016 description
job Closing date: 11 Sep 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Expressions of Interest for the Evaluation

The FAO Office of Evaluation (OED) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from qualified individuals to conduct the independent “Emergency prevention System (EMPRES) Programme Evaluation”. The candidates should not have been involved in the design or implementation of the FAO activities being assessed by the evaluation and will be required to sign a conflict of interest declaration.

Tasks and responsibilities

28 Jul 2016 description
job Closing date: 31 Aug 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Team Leaders (2) for the Evaluation of the “Global Programme to Support the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT)”

Contract duration: 90-100 days between October 2016 and April 2017

Duty station: home-based with missions to FAO HQ (Rome) and to 2-3 countries

Vacancy No. IRC 3504

Deadline for Applications: 31 August 2016

Expressions of Interest for the Evaluation

28 Jul 2016 description
job Closing date: 31 Aug 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative/Designated Responsible Official (DRO), the functional guidance of the Emergency and Rehabilitation Division (TCE), the supervision of the Emergency Response Manager in case of Level 3 emergencies, the incumbent will assist in coordinating the implementation and follow-up of FAO’s emergency and rehabilitation operations and resilience strategies in the affected countries, mostly in Near East and Africa.

The Emergency Coordinator will:

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