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18 Aug 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Aggregate 2017 rice production expected to remain below average and close to 2016’s level

  • Rice exports expected to recover partially from last year’s low level, while imports of wheat and maize likely to reach record highs

  • Domestic prices of rice continued to increase in July

  • Large number of people affected by severe weather conditions in 2016

18 Aug 2017 description

CHIFFRES CLÉS

  • 1.4 millions déplacées internes (OCHA, 08/2017)

  • 2.8 millions en crise alimentaire avec 11 ZS en phase d’urgence (IPC 2017)

  • Besoin sécurité alimentaire : 23 millions USD pour atteindre 330 354 personnes (Appel Eclair, 04/2017)

  • 72 000 déplacées avec des familles d’accueil à Tshikapa ville

18 Aug 2017 description
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Summary

Higher than normal rainfall levels boosted crop production in early 2017, but also led to more floods and landslides. The climate outlook for August and September suggests abovenormal rainfall levels for most of the country, but very low precipitation is expected across southern parts of Indonesia, especially East and West Nusa Tenggara, southern West Papua and eastern Java.

18 Aug 2017 description

El Consejo admite que los enfrentamientos tienen “consecuencias humanitarias devastadoras”

17 Aug 2017 description

INTRODUCCIÓN

En los últimos años, Latinoamérica y el Caribe redujo a más de la mitad la prevalencia de la subalimentación y pobreza extrema, cumpliendo con las metas de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM) establecidas en 1996, en la Cumbre Mundial de Alimentación (CMA). Sin embargo, la región presenta importantes desigualdades entre y al interior de sus países, y aún 34 millones de personas viven con hambre a nivel regional.

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Jobs

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16 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 23 Aug 2017 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Position Title: Migration Specialist

Contract Type: Personal Services Agreement

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Organizational unit: FAO Representation Office in Kenya

Duration: 11 months with possibility of extension

Eligible candidates: Kenyan Nationals

Anticipated Start Date: September 2017

Background

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