All Updates

11,252 entries found
20 Jan 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Average to above-average 2017 crop production expected due to favourable weather conditions

  • Inflation rates at generally low levels (less than 3 percent) in recent months

Favourable weather conditions benefited crops

20 Jan 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production in 2017 estimated close to average level

  • Cereal imports in 2017/18 marketing year (July/June) expected close to previous year’s level

  • Prices of wheat flour were stable in last months

Cereal production in 2017 estimated close to five-year average

20 Jan 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Favourable conditions for dormant winter cereals

  • Marginally above-average cereal harvest gathered in 2017

  • Slightly higher cereal imports forecast in 2017/18, exports expected to ease

  • Food inflation eased in December 2017 but remains high due to weaker Turkish Lira

Favourable conditions for dormant winter grains

20 Jan 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production in 2017 estimated at above average level

  • Grain exports in 2017/18 marketing year forecast below previous year’s record

  • Domestic prices of wheat increased over last year

  • Around 1.2 million people estimated to be food insecure in conflict-affected areas

Plantings of winter cereals for harvest in 2018 entered dormancy stage

20 Jan 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Despite erratic rains at start of season, current prospects for 2018 wheat output are positive

  • Aggregate cereal output in 2017 estimated at record level

  • Rice exports in 2018 forecast to increase from last year’s near-average level

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

  • Food insecurity persists in localized areas

Maps & Infographics

1,534 entries found

Jobs

3 entries found
18 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Jan 2018 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Syria, the direct supervision of the Deputy FAO Representative and in coordination with the Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) and FAO resilience officer in Aleppo, the agronomist will be responsible to support the overall implementation of the project OSRO/SYR/704/CHA in Aleppo Governorate, districts, sub districts and villages.

12 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 08 Feb 2018 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Organizational Setting

27 Nov 2017 description
job Closing date: 21 Jan 2018 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Under the overall supervision of FAO Representative in Syria, the direct supervision of the Deputy FAO Representative and in close cooperation with Livestock Officer of FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa(RNE) and the Animal Health Department in FAO HQs, the Consultant will carry out the following activities:

· Supervise FAO overall livestock interventions in Syria

· Identify the main needs in the livestock sector and formulate projects for donors funding in close collaboration with concerned technical experts in MAAR and FAO, RNE and HQ

Training

5 entries found
14 Jan 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2018 Training date: 23 Jan 2018 Pact, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

This webinar will examine the linkages between natural resource management, investment in resilient agricultural livelihoods and contributions to peacebuilding and sustaining peace. Interventions supporting food security and nutrition play a critical role in protecting and saving lives and livelihoods and in strengthening resilience in conflict-affected situations.

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