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Upholding cassava's potential in Africa

The Regional Cassava Initiative, coordinated by FAO REOA, helped build the resilience of cassava communities who were being hit hard by two cassava diseases in Eastern and Central Africa.

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Latest maps

FSNWG Map Sources & Validity - May 2014

Regional map of food security conditions, map sources and validity for May 2014

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Country: HOA

FSNWG Map Sources & Validity - February 2014

Regional map of food security conditions, map sources and validity for February 2014

Author: FSNWG
Country: HOA

FSNWG Map - February 2014

Map of food security phases in the region - based on country IPC and FEWSNET information.

 

Author: FSNWG
Country: HOA
 
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DROUGHT ONLINE

 Drought is one of the most significant natural disaster in terms of special extent, duration and long term socio...

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Understanding Community Resilience

The Community Based Resilience Analysis (CoBRA) assessment methodology is one of the first practical analytical tools...

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Early Warning Early Action Mechanisms for Rapid Decision Making

Drought is an inevitable consequence of the weather patterns in the Horn of Africa.it’s a normal part of the context...

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Latest Documents

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FSNWG Meetings

OCRA Report: Turkana Chapter,2014

29 Sep 2014

This is the OCRA report that was presented by Michael Gitonga from FAO at a workshop held on the tenth of September 2014 in [...]

Author: FAO
Country: Kenya
  

Turkana aquifer discoveries and development proposal,September 2014

29 Sep 2014

This paper presents a REGLAP's discussion perspective regarding the recent water resources found in Turkana. It highlights the key findings from the UNESCO hydrological [...]

Author: Sean Avery
Country: Kenya
  

Development in Ethiopia's Omo Basin and its effects on Kenya's Lake Turkana,2014

29 Sep 2014

This is a research study done by Eng. Dr. Sean Avery around Lake Turkana. The study focuses on Omo Gibe basin and also brings [...]

Author: Eng. Dr. Sean Avery
Country: Kenya
  

Presentation: Opportunities and threats of irrigation development in Kenya's drylands,10th September 2014

29 Sep 2014

This presentation was presented by Michael Gitonga from FAO at a workshop held in Turkana county on integrated water and irrigation planning. It highlights [...]

Author: FAO
Country: Kenya
  

Terms of Reference - Nutrition Subgroup

24 Sep 2014

The Regional Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG), based in Nairobi is a coordinating platform for regional food security and nutrition issues in East and Central Africa. The FSNWG [...]

Author:
Country: HOA
  

News from IRIN
24 September 2014

Events

First Consultative Meeting on FSNWG restructuring

09/10/2014 - 09/10/2014
Organization Name: FSNWG
Venue: Jacaranda Hotel, Nairobi
Description:

First Consultative Meeting on FSNWG restructuring which will take place in Nairobi on Thursday, 9th October 2014. 

FSNWG Meeting - October 2014

16/10/2014 - 16/10/2014
Organization Name: FSNWG
Venue: Institute of Security Studies (ISS), Off Muthangari Road, Lavington, Nairobi
Description:

Monthly briefing on food and nutrition security conditions

FSNWG Meeting - November 2014

20/11/2014 - 20/11/2014
Organization Name: FSNWG
Venue: Institute of Security Studies (ISS), Off Muthangari Road, Lavington, Nairobi
Description:

Monthly briefing on food and nutrition security conditions