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25 Jun 2018 description

The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization and Pennsylvania State University joined forces to develop and launch an innovative, talking app - Nuru - to help African farmers recognize Fall Armyworm, a new and fast-spreading crop pest in sub-Saharan Africa, so that they can take immediate steps to destroy it and curb its spread.

25 Jun 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Planting of cereal crops and tubers (yams) starts in southern part under favourable conditions

  • Below-average harvest gathered in 2017 compared to average of last five years

  • Atypical increase of prices of coarse grains since harvests due to strong demand from households

  • Population in need of humanitarian assistance significantly increased compared to situation of March-May 2018

25 Jun 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Relatively favourable weather conditions prevail, but conflict continues to affect production

  • Above-average cereal import requirements forecasted

  • Number of food insecure declines as combat ends

Relatively favourable weather conditions prevail, but conflict continues to affect production

25 Jun 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Wheat production in 2018 estimated at average level

  • Cereal exports in 2018/19 forecast to increase from 2017/18 level

  • Prices of wheat and wheat flour weakened seasonally in recent months

  • Food insecurity persists in some localized areas

Wheat output in 2018 estimated at average level

25 Jun 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Below average cereal output forecast for 2018 following dry weather conditions

  • Cereal import requirements in 2018/19 increasing

  • Wheat prices generally stable, inflation easing

  • High levels of food insecurity

Below average cereal output forecast in 2018 following dry weather conditions

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

1 entry found
11 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 08 Jul 2018 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Organizational Setting

Training

4 entries found
19 Oct 2017 description

Thursday, October 26

8:30-9:30 Colombia | 3:30-4:30 Rome | 9:30-10:30 Boston | 20:30-21:30 Bangkok

03 Feb 2016 description

This e-learning course, entitled Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) - version 2.0, provides an overview of IPC approach. The goal of this course is to provide guidance on how to use IPC tools and procedures specifically focused on acute food insecurity.

Audience

The target audience of the e-learning course includes:

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