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Cyclones Idai, Kenneth and the escalating conflicts in the Sahel. From the displaced Rohingyas in Bangladesh to the ongoing conflicts in the Sahel Region, 2019 was marked by the heavy...
(Source FAO) In recent weeks we have highlighted our ongoing support of government-led efforts to control the desert locust upsurge – as illustrated in the FAO desert locust information dashboard...
The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It provides a quarterly forward-looking...
The Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) 2020 is the result of a joint, consensus-based assessment of acute food insecurity situations around the world by 16 partner organizations. At 135...
Release of the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises and COVID-19 and knock-on effects of COVID-19 pandemic in the hungriest countries. For more info: http://www.fightfoodcrises.net Flyer attached. The 2020 Global...
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting not only people’s lives, livelihoods and nutrition but also food trade, food supply chains and markets. Among the tools that FAO is developing to provide...
“The world is only as strong as the weakest health system. This COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan aims to enable us to fight the virus in the world’s poorest countries,...
What is the International Day of Happiness? It’s a day to be happy, of course! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way...
Bruno Minjauw, the global Food Security Cluster Coordinator, recently visited Burkina Faso. He travelled to Ouagadougou, Kaya and Dori to meet with agency representatives, sector focal points and governors following...
First of all, what does the Cluster do? The Global Food Security Cluster coordinates the food security response in humanitarian crises. We make sure that limited resources are distributed fairly,...
In 2019 the Food Security Cluster represented 130 million people in need globally. The Food Security Component was the largest percentage (37%) of the Global FUnding Requirement with 8.1 billion...
We have a Call for Expression of Interest for a 3 months position as National Cluster Coordinator based in Iraq. The contract will be a consultancy as international consultant with...
Desert locusts could worsen food insecurity in East and Horn of Africa The East and Horn of Africa region is currently facing one of the worst infestations of desert locusts...
The Food Security & Livelihoods Sector in Khartoum, Sudan is looking for an International - Information Management Officer. The position will be for 3 months, with possibility of extension for...
Bread has long been a staple to the Syrian diet, playing a pivotal role in their everyday meals and eating rituals. During the pre-conflict era in Syria, facilities such as...
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...