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21 Nov 2014 description

La deuxième Conférence internationale sur la nutrition pousse à aller plus loin pour mieux nourrir le monde

21 novembre 2014, Rome – Le temps est venu d'être audacieux pour relever le défi de la faim zéro et assurer une nutrition adéquate pour tous, a souligné aujourd'hui M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de la FAO, lors de la séance de clôture de la deuxième Conférence internationale sur la nutrition (CIN2).

21 Nov 2014 description

Moderate to heavy rains are expected in most parts of south and central Somalia as well as in the Ethiopian highlands in the coming three days. The northern parts of Somalia may receive light rains during the forecast period.

21 Nov 2014 description

The country does not produce a significant quantity of cereals. The staple foods are sweet potatoes, cassava and plantains. With a population of about 757 000, the total cereal requirement for 2014, overwhelmingly supplied through commercial imports, is forecast at about 28 000 tonnes, including 8 000 tonnes of rice and 20 000 tonnes of wheat.

21 Nov 2014 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Overall favourable vegetation conditions for the 2014 crops despite below-average rainfall in some areas

  • Inflation increased in 2014 but still very low compared to recent years

  • Civil conflict and recent floods in eastern and southern parts affect food security

Good prospects for 2014 crops despite below-average rainfall in some areas

20 Nov 2014 description

Moderate to heavy rains are expected in most parts of south and central Somalia as well as in the Ethiopian highlands in the coming three days. The northern parts of Somalia may receive light rains during the forecast period.

Jobs

19 entries found
17 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 15 Dec 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

17 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 15 Dec 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

14 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 01 Dec 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

International Consultant for a study on Gender, Water Governance and Food Security

Period of consultancy: November 2014 – October 2015 (**30 days** on a When Actually Employed basis)

Location: Home based with travels to New York and Rome

14 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 12 Dec 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

14 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 12 Dec 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

Organizational Setting

The Liaison Offices have been established at locations where many UN system organizations and other international, intergovernmental or non-governmental associations or organizations are working. They maintain relations with Members and external development partners operating in these locations. They monitor developments affecting nutrition, food and agriculture and represent the Organization at meetings which address matters that fall within the mandate of FAO.

Training

2 entries found
28 Oct 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Nov 2014 Training date: 25 Nov 2014 to 04 Dec 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

Two sub-national training workshops are planned in South Sudan: in Wau from 25 to 27 November and in Kujoc 2-4 December 2014.

06 Oct 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 16 Dec 2014 Training date: 16 Dec 2014 to 31 Dec 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

La FAO con el objetivo de “colaborar con los países de América Latina y el Caribe en la formulación y adopción de políticas y programas para aumentar la producción de bienes y servicios provenientes de la Agricultura Familiar de manera sostenible y, con ello, contribuir al bienestar de las familias rurales de la Región”, presenta el primer *Curso**de Autoaprendizaje Agricultura Familiar en América Latina y el Caribe: sector clave para la seguridad alimentaria”.*