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24 Apr 2018 description

As at 31 March 2018, UN-coordinated Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria 3RP Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan require US$25.31 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 131.1 million crisis-affected people in 26 countries.

24 Apr 2018 description

Narrative

In the first quarter of 2018, FSA sector partners in close coordination and collaboration with the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock continued scaling up agriculture related livelihood opportunities for Syrian refugees and vulnerable members of the host communities. Along with production related activities, including distribution of seeds and fertilizers, FSA WG partners also focused on skills development in the agriculture sector in order to meet the high demand of agriculture labor in Turkey.

24 Apr 2018 description

Seasonal rainfall well above average across many areas of the Horn

KEY MESSAGES

• Since late March, rainfall has been above average over broad areas of Somalia, eastern and southern Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi. Initial satellite-derived estimates suggest rainfall since late March has been as much as 200 percent of average across many areas.

24 Apr 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

Ethiopia is currently facing a complex humanitarian crisis as result of an ongoing drought combined with ethno-political conflict along Oromia and Somali borders (two of the largest regional states).

24 Apr 2018 description

This IDS Bulletin Archive Collection reviews four decades of analysis and research on peace, security, and development, drawing on articles published in previous issues of the Bulletin throughout this timeframe. IDS first began to investigate the relationship between disarmament and development in the 1970s. Then, research focused initially on disarmament and its actual and potential contributions to development. Disarmament, along with reductions in military spending, it was argued, would release resources for development.

23 Apr 2018 description

Puyo (Pastaza).- La Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR), en cumplimiento a una las resoluciones del Comité de Operaciones de Emergencia (COE) Provincial de Pastaza, presidido por el gobernador Pablo Landívar, inició este domingo 22 de abril el operativo para la entrega de asistencia humanitaria a 114 familias de las parroquias Río Tigre y Río Corrientes, del cantón Pastaza, que fueron afectadas por la creciente de los ríos Conambo y Corrientes.

23 Apr 2018 description

Juba (ICRC) – A distribution of seeds and farming tools for approximately 24,600 people was interrupted after armed men attacked the International Committee of the Red Cross' compound in Leer, South Sudan, forcing staff to evacuate and program activities to be suspended.

"We are shocked and disappointed by this attack, which is not only an attack on the ICRC, but also on the people we are here to assist", says Francois Stamm, ICRC's Head of Delegation in South Sudan.

23 Apr 2018 description

Contenido

1 CUADRO DE INFORMACIÓN Y PRONÓSTICOS AGROMETEOROLÓGICOS.

  1. RESUMENAGROMETEOROLÓGICO

  2. ANALISIS DE RIESGO AGROPECUARIO

  3. RECOMENDACIONES Y ACCIONES PREVENTIVAS

23 Apr 2018 description

Contenido

  1. CUADRO DE INFORMACIÓN Y PRONÓSTICOS AGROMETEOROLÓGICOS.

  2. RESUMEN AGROMETEOROLÓGICO

  3. ANALISIS DE RIESGO AGROPECUARIO

  4. RECOMENDACIONES Y ACCIONES PREVENTIVAS

23 Apr 2018 description

Contenido

1 CUADRO DE INFORMACIÓN Y PRONÓSTICOS AGROMETEOROLÓGICOS.

  1. RESUMENAGROMETEOROLÓGICO

  2. ANALISIS DE RIESGO AGROPECUARIO

  3. RECOMENDACIONES Y ACCIONES PREVENTIVAS

23 Apr 2018 description

Contenido

1 CUADRO DE INFORMACIÓN Y PRONÓSTICOS AGROMETEOROLÓGICOS.

  1. RESUMENAGROMETEOROLÓGICO

  2. ANALISIS DE RIESGO AGROPECUARIO

  3. RECOMENDACIONES Y ACCIONES PREVENTIVAS

23 Apr 2018 description

Contenido

1 CUADRO DE INFORMACIÓN Y PRONÓSTICOS AGROMETEOROLÓGICOS.

  1. RESUMENAGROMETEOROLÓGICO

  2. ANALISIS DE RIESGO AGROPECUARIO

  3. RECOMENDACIONES Y ACCIONES PREVENTIVAS

23 Apr 2018 description

Contenido

  1. CUADRO DE INFORMACIÓN Y PRONÓSTICOS AGROMETEOROLÓGICOS.

  2. RESUMEN AGROMETEOROLOGICO

  3. ANALISIS DE RIESGO AGROPECUARIO

  4. RECOMENDACIONES Y ACCIONES PREVENTIVAS

23 Apr 2018 description

Contenido

  1. CUADRO DE INFORMACIÓN Y PRONÓSTICOS AGROMETEOROLÓGICOS.

  2. RESUMEN AGROMETEOROLÓGICO

  3. ANALISIS DE RIESGO AGROPECUARIO

  4. RECOMENDACIONES Y ACCIONES PREVENTIVAS

23 Apr 2018 description

Tunis, 09 to 20 April 2018: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) concluded a ten-day training program to officers from the Libyan Ministry of Agriculture, Animal and Marine Wealth. This program, delivered from 09 to 19 April, focused on communication and data collection, in line with the recently announced program related to strengthening national capacities in the agricultural sector in Libya.

23 Apr 2018 description

This Q&A with Mark Freudenberger, a senior associate at Tetra Tech ARD and director of the Land Tenure and Property Rights Sector, is part of Agrilinks' focus on land, resource and marine tenure this April. 

Agrilinks: What is land tenure and how is it different from resource tenure?

23 Apr 2018 description

BACKGROUND

Since 2014, the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative (R4) has integrated four risk management strategies — risk reduction, risk transfer, prudent risk-taking and risk reserves — to help poor households improve their food security and deal with climate variability, thereby strengthening their resilience.

The initiative is implemented across the districts of Balaka, Zomba, and Blantyre, benefiting over 10,000 households, with the vision to reach over 40,000 households by 2020 through social safety net programmes.

23 Apr 2018 description

Mosul, April 2018 – Even before the conflict, agriculture’s contribution to the Iraqi economy had been declining due to ineffective policies. And the conflict has pushed the agricultural sector into further disarray. Assessing the damage alone is a complex task.

But today, there are signs that Iraq’ agriculture maybe coming back, as it begins to employ more people.