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18 Sep 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

↗ International prices of wheat increased in August, underpinned by deteriorating crop prospects and tightening export availabilities. Prices of maize rose for the first time in three months, while rice quotations eased amid generally subdued demand.

18 Sep 2018 description

Alors que le changement climatique refaçonne l’agriculture, le commerce international deviendra essentiel pour nourrir la planète

Selon le nouveau rapport, des marchés alimentaires mondiaux ouverts, prévisibles et équitables peuvent contribuer aux efforts de lutte contre le changement climatique et la faim

17 Sep 2018 description

As climate change reshapes agriculture, international trade will be increasingly important to feeding the world

Open, predictable and fair global food markets can help strengthen climate change response efforts and contribute to fighting hunger, says new report

11 Sep 2018 description

Leading experts in animal health and public health from 11 countries developed a regional plan of action against the Rift Valley fever outbreak in East Africa at a high-level meeting in Tanzania, 28-30 August.

11 Sep 2018 description

MESSAGES CLÉS

  • Les données les plus récentes confirment une progression de la faim dans le monde, alors que celle-ci avait longtemps reculé, et donc une inversion de la tendance.
    En 2017, le nombre de personnes sous-alimentées s’établissait, d’après les estimations, à 821 millions – soit environ une personne sur neuf dans le monde.

11 Sep 2018 description
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Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says

821 million people now hungry and over 150 million children stunted, putting hunger eradication goal at risk

08 Sep 2018 description

L’objectif est d’éradiquer le virus et de protéger les moyens d’existence de centaines de millions de familles rurales pauvres

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE CONJOINT FAO-UE-OIE

07 Sep 2018 description

JOINT FAO-EU-OIE NEWS RELEASE

7 September 2018, Brussels - Over 45 countries today renewed their commitment to globally eradicate by 2030, _Peste des petits ruminants (PPR),_ a highly contagious and devastating disease responsible for the death of millions of sheep and goats each year. At the same time, countries urged resource partners and the development community to contribute in bridging the PPR Global Eradication Programme's $340 million funding gap.

06 Sep 2018 description

Sharp rise in wheat prices as dry weather scales back output prospects

06 September 2018, Rome - The FAO Food Price Index remained stable in August, as cereal prices rebounded while vegetable oils and sugar declined.

The monthly index, released today, averaged 167.6 points in August, virtually unchanged from its revised estimate for July and 5.4 percent below its level in August 2017.

06 Sep 2018 description

REGION OCCIDENTALE: CALME

SITUATION. Une reproduction a petite echelle a eu lieu dans le centre de I'Algerie, cependant que des ailes Oars etaient presents dans le sud-est de la Mauritanie et rest du Tchad.

PREVISIONS. Une reproduction a petite echelle entrainera une legere augmentation des effectifs acridiens dans le Sahel septentrional de Mauritanie, du Mali, du Niger, du Tchad et du sud de I'Algerie. On ne s'attend a aucun developpement significatif.

REGION CENTRALE: CALME

05 Sep 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES THE CONTEXT OF MIGRATION, AGRICULTURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

• Climate change is a cause of rural migration and intensifies other socio-economic drivers of migration, such as rural poverty and food insecurity.

• Short- and long-term effects of climate change have significant impacts on agricultural productivity, rural livelihoods and, indirectly, migration flows.

04 Sep 2018 description

After decades of progress, hunger - both acute and chronic - is on the rise again. In 2017, a massive humanitarian effort helped to contain famine in South Sudan and avert famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Despite this, the number of people on the brink of severe hunger continues to rise.

03 Sep 2018 description

Documentation

The Guidance note and associated TORs for Scoping Processes have been updated and shortened for use by countries. All public GPP documents are available on the ‘Agenda for Humanity’ (A4H) website, in the initiatives section - http://www.agendaforhumanity.org/initiatives/gpp.

03 Sep 2018 description

General situation during August 2018 Forecast until mid-October 2018

The Desert Locust situation continued to remain calm during August

28 Aug 2018 description

Effective Management of Water Resources in Arab World Key to Future Growth and Stability

STOCKHOLM, 28 August 2018 – Water scarcity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region can either be a destabilizing factor or a motive that binds communities together, according to a new joint report from the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Bank, with the difference determined by the policies adopted to cope with the growing challenge.

27 Aug 2018 description

Strategic alliance includes commitment to raise funds to promote food security, sustainable agriculture and rural development

27 August 2018, Rome - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and FAO today agreed to boost joint efforts aimed at catalysing agriculture sector investments in Africa to end hunger and malnutrition and increase prosperity throughout the continent. In terms of the agreement, the AfDB and FAO are committed to raise up to $100 million over five years, to support joint partnership activities.

22 Aug 2018 description

Executive summary

This report provides United Nations Security Council (UNSC) members with an overview of the numbers of people in acute need of emergency food, nutrition and livelihood assistance in 22 countries/territories affected by conflict. It analyses the factors driving food insecurity and examines if those factors are a consequence of conflict and/or if they are driving further tension.

21 Aug 2018 description

Objectif: Partager des connaissances, expériences, bonnes pratiques et recommandations sur la résilience climatique et l’adaptation au changement climatique entre les bureaux de la FAO et des partenaires actifs à travers la sous-région, et, définir les priorités stratégiques, programmatiques, techniques et partenariales pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel dans le cadre de l’Initiative régionale «Accroître la résilience dans les zones arides de l’Afrique» en 2018-2021.

21 Aug 2018 description

Objective: To enhance the resilience of populations affected by food insecurity and malnutrition and minimize the impact of food and nutrition shocks in West Africa.

16 Aug 2018 description

Le Directeur général de la FAO invite les pays à exploiter pleinement le potentiel des sols afin de contribuer à la lutte contre le changement climatique