Updates

Your gateway to all content to date. Search and/or drill down with filters to narrow down the content.

606 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
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
file preview
Full Report - English version
file preview
In Brief - English version
file preview
Arabic version
file preview
Russian version

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

30 Aug 2018 description

There is a direct link between human development and water. This is especially true for rural communities where access to water is a necessity to undertake subsistence agricultural production and to attain a minimum health standard. Many of the world’s rural poor are incredibly reliant on ecosystems in which they inhabit. About 2.5 billion people depend, directly, on farming as a livelihood worldwide, providing food for the world.

25 Aug 2018 description

This study estimates the impact of agricultural research, specifically improved maize seeds varieties, on agricultural productivity and welfare in Uganda using a three-wave panel survey.

First, it looks at the determinants of technology adoption are examined in a dynamic setting that allows for state dependence, in the adoption decision process. The analysis shows that previous adoption is very important in explaining contemporary adoption.

18 Aug 2018 description

En visite au Niger, les dirigeants de la FAO, du FIDA et du PAM insistent sur la nécessité de renforcer la résilience des populations face aux chocs

Communiqué de presse conjoint FAO-FIDA-PAM

17 Aug 2018 description
file preview
Arabic version

In visit to Niger, FAO, IFAD and WFP chiefs stress need to build people's resilience to shocks.

NIAMEY/ROME - The heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today pledged to increase support for regional efforts addressing the critical food and nutrition security situation in the Sahel. Close to 6 million people are estimated to be severely food insecure in the current lean season.

15 Aug 2018 description

La lutte contre la pauvreté, le renforcement de la résilience face aux chocs et la gestion des migrations au programme de la visite (du 15 au 18 août)

Les responsables de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO), du Fonds International de développement agricole (FIDA) et du Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) se rendront au Niger du 15 au 18 août dans le but de souligner les efforts régionaux entrepris afin de gérer la situation de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel.

11 Aug 2018 description

Focus includes tackling poverty, building resilience to shocks and addressing migration 15-18 August 2018

The heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) will visit Niger from 15-18 August 2018, to highlight regional efforts to address the critical food and nutrition security situation in the Sahel.

10 Aug 2018 description

Understanding contemporary migration, both international and internal, remains a challenge. The decision by people to migrate either within their own countries or across borders is influenced by an intricate set of factors. This report examines the complex interlinkages between migration, agriculture, food security and rural development and the factors that determine the decision of rural people to migrate; including economic factors, employment opportunities, conflict, poverty, hunger, environmental degradation and climate shocks.

02 Aug 2018 description

Rome, 2 août 2018 – Le Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA) et le Gouvernement de Haïti ont signé aujourd'hui un accord de financement qui contribuera au rétablissement de la productivité agricole dans les zones du pays les plus touchées par l'ouragan Matthew, en octobre 2016.

02 Aug 2018 description

Rome, 2 August 2018 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the government of Haiti signed a financing agreement today that will help restore agricultural productivity in areas of the country most-affected by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.

The agreement includes a US$10.8 million investment in the Agricultural and Agroforestry Technological Innovation Programme (PITAG, by its French acronym). The project is already underway with support from the Inter-American Development Banks (IDB) and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP).

22 Jun 2018 description

Rome, 22 June 2018 – More than 35,000 rural households in Kenya will soon be eating better and earning more money thanks to a new financial agreement signed today by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Republic of Kenya in support of the country’s aquaculture sector.

06 Jun 2018 description

La FAO, le FIDA et le PAM signent un Protocole d’accord à Rome

6 juin 2018, Rome - Les trois agences des Nations Unies chargées d'éradiquer la faim et de stimuler le développement rural se sont engagées à renforcer leur collaboration afin d'aider les pays à atteindre leurs Objectifs de développement durable, en prêtant particulièrement attention à l'Objectif numéro 2 portant sur la Faim Zéro.

06 Jun 2018 description

FAO, IFAD and WFP sign new Memorandum of Understanding in Rome

6 June 2018, Rome - The three United Nations agencies tasked with ending hunger and boosting rural development have committed to strengthening their collaboration to help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, with a special focus on achieving Goal 2 Zero Hunger.

05 Jun 2018 description

By Marian Amaka Odenigbo, Elena Bertusi and Narciso Manhenje

Producers in Montepuez District, Cabo Delgado Province (northern Mozambique) and members of Wapaja Hiliyale Farmer Field School are expanding their production areas, improving yields, incomes, and ensuring food security all-year-round. Since 2016, the national public extension services through the PSP project are integrating nutrition education within the Farmer Field School Groups (FFS), thus contributing to improved nutritional status of the most vulnerable groups, such as children and pregnant women.

18 May 2018 description

Par Jonky Tenou

Le sommet Africain sur 'Climate SMART Agriculture' s'est achevé ce mercredi 16 mai 2018 à Trademark Hotel à Nairobi au Kenya.

23 Mar 2018 description

Secure access to land for poor women and men living on newly created coastal islands – known locally as “chars” – in Bangladesh is one of many benefits resulting from the Char Development and Settlement Project. Over 11,800 families have been granted land titles, and a further 2,200 are in the process of doing so.