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Highlights The worst desert locust outbreak in 25 years has caused significant pasture losses across East Africa, mainly in agro-pastoral areas of eastern Ethiopia, central Somalia and northern Kenya. As...
Job Posting: 28/Jan/2020 Closure Date: 18/Feb/2020, 10:59:00 PM Organizational Unit: FAO Representation in Afghanistan, FAAFG Job Type: Staff position Type of Requisition: Professional Project Grade Level: P-4 Primary Location: Afghanistan-Kabul...
Locusts will increase further as a new generation of breeding starts in the Horn of Africa FAO Report attached
1. Over the past two weeks flash floods have been reported in Luanda, Uige, and Cabinda provinces of Angola. 2. Increasing numbers of desert locust swarms are moving across eastern...
The report summarizes the major risks to agriculture and food security, including their likelihood and the extent of their probable impact. View report here
Food insecurity is more than just hunger The main indicator for monitoring progress on the eradication of hunger in the world reported here is the prevalence of undernourishment, or PoU...
Call for interest Place of Work: Amman, Jordan Reports to: Food Security Sector Coordinator The contract will be a consultancy with WFP or FAO. Please find attached the TORs for...
Addis Ababa (ICRC) – Millions of people in the Horn of Africa are trapped in near-constant crisis as the combination of droughts, floods, and violence force people from their homes...
Haiti's shocks in recent years, combined with the country's structural weaknesses and the extremely unstable social, economic and political context, have had a lasting impact on the ability of the...
Overview UPDATED PROJECTION NOV 2019 - MARCH 2020 In the period November 2019 to March 2020, which is the peak of the hunger season, about 1.9 million people are estimated...
Potential ashpoints to lookout for in New Year
A world facing escalating threats demands that we act without delay to safeguard livelihoods, future-proof our planet and lock in sustainable outcomes. The 2030 Agenda is there to guide us...
The Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) 2020 was launched on 4 December 2019. The GHO is the most comprehensive, authoritative and evidence-based assessment of world humanitarian needs.
The EBA-report Underfunded Appeals. Understanding the Consequences, Improving the System studies the consequences of funding covering less and less of the stated urgent humanitarian needs worldwide. In 2017 the estimated...
We have a vacancy for for a consultancy position as FSC Coordinator and Livelihood Cluster/Sector based in Kiev Ukraine for an initial period of 6 months extendable. Starting Date: December...
Between August and October 2019, it is estimated that a total of 10.23 million people (33% of the total population) were in severe acute food insecurity and require urgent humanitarian...
The Preparedness and Resilience Working Group (PRWG) aims to guide and support in-country Food Security Cluster (gFSC) on necessary preparedness and resilience-building activities to contribute to bridge the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus,...
Boosting food security and social cohesion on the frontline of the migration crisis​ The intensity and frequency of natural hazards and conflicts is increasing, and they are leaving in their...
The Food Security Cluster has a vacancy in Bamako, Mali for a Cluster Coordinator The contract will be as international consultant with WFP for an initial period of 6 months...
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Advocacy note, September 2019.
It's your day! Collective action across 150 countries is what makes World Food Day one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. Hundreds of events and outreach activities...
The Food Security Cluster has two job vacancies in Khartoum, Sudan: 1 Cluster Coordinator 1 Information Management Officer Both positions are for an 11 months consultancy with either FAO or...
An estimated 5.8 million people (14% of the total population) are experiencing Crisis or worse levels of food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 and above) and are in need of urgent...
The humanitarian price of climate change and how it can be avoided