Los efectos de las inundaciones en la agricultura reducen la productividad y amenazan a los medios de vida de la población local.

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FAO disaster risk reduction brief: West Bank and Gaza Strip

FAO disaster risk reduction...

This brief focuses on the key disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities that the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) carries out in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (WBGS).Through its disaster risk reduction activities, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

FLOATING GARDENS IN BANGLADESH

FLOATING GARDENS IN BANGLADESH

This technical brief documents the simple technology of a floating garden to overcome the food needs during flood events. A floating garden is built using aquatic weeds as a base on which vegetables can be grown. This approach can extend the growing capabilities of rural communities where land...

Food security in flood prone areas

Food security in flood prone...

This document describes SRI method to raise rice paddy as a food security option in the flood prone areas

Global Food Security Guidelines:A step-by-step guide
for National Societies

Global Food Security...

This guide aims to assist National Society staff and volunteers throughout the world in undertaking food security assessments. It does not require prior knowledge or experience of food security. The guide is a practical tool related to the Food security and nutrition policy, adopted by the...

How to conduct a food security assessment A step-by-step guide for National Societies in Africa

How to conduct a food...

This guide is intended for National Society staff and volunteers in Africa who want to undertake food security assessments, but have no background knowledge on food security or assessments. A food security assessment may be required when living conditions in an area/country change, and it is...

Livelihoods: GREEN RECOVERY AND RECONSTRUCTION: TRAINING TOOLKIT FOR HUMANITARIAN AID

Livelihoods: GREEN RECOVERY...

The module provides information and references to help participants identify environmental issues associated with post-disaster livelihoods recovery projects. This module also provides participants with an overview of environmental management techniques designed to reduce environmental impacts and...

Livelihoods: Trainers Guide

Livelihoods: Trainers Guide

This Trainer s Guide provides the information, suggested content, activities, and support materials needed for facilitation of a one-day workshop. This workshop was developed as part of the Green Recovery and Reconstruction Toolkit (GRRT) under the Humanitarian Partnership program between the World...

Reducing Disaster Risks to Food Security in Southern Africa: Towards Integration and Co-operation

Reducing Disaster Risks to...

This policy brief highlights some of the key findings of a study that reviewed the links between Food Security (FS), Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), within the southern Africa policy and institutional environment. The study clarifies the interface between FS, CC...

Resilient Livelihoods: Disaster Risk Reduction for food and nutrition security

Resilient Livelihoods:...

The FAO Disaster Risk Reduction for Food and Nutrition Security Framework Programme reflects the Hyogo Framework for Action and strives to assist member countries implement the five Priorities for Action in the Hyogo Framework for Action in the agricultural sectors. It also responds to...

Resilient Rice

Resilient Rice

This brief report showcase how flood-tolerant rice reduced risk for smallholder farmers in Odisha, India and encouraged additional investment in their farms, resulting in substantially increased yields in both flood and non-flood years.

Strengthening Livelihood Capacities to Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal

Strengthening Livelihood...

This book is based on Practical Action s work on climate change and disaster risk reduction in Nepal. Experiences on community based disaster management have been documented to illustrate how mainstreaming disaster risk reduction into local and national development planning can be achieved.

The impact of disasters on agriculture and food security

The impact of disasters on...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) carried out the present study to help fill existing knowledge gaps about the nature and magnitude of disaster impacts triggered by natural hazards on the agriculture sector and subsectors (crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry) in...

Transforming Agriculture in the Sahel What Would It Take?

Transforming Agriculture in...

This background argues that drought, flooding and other weather extremes are likely to increase the pressures on pastoralism to survive as a way of life and livelihoods, given that the Sahel will continue to be one of the world s regions most seriously affected by climate change. It makes the case...

Underground tamming of flood for irrigation

Underground tamming of flood...

Millions of people in South and Southeast Asia face the prospect of catastrophic flooding each year. The floods destroy crops and infrastructure worth hundreds of millions of dollars. At other times of the year, these same people can face severe water shortages that also affect food production and...

The impact of disaster on agriculture and food security

The impact of disaster on...

This video is based on a review of 78 on the ground post disaster needs-assessments conducted in developing countries coupled with statistical analyses of production losses, changes in trade flows and agriculture sector growth associated with 140 medium and large scale disasters - defined as those...

Soil Desalination for Vegetable Cultivation

Soil Desalination for...

A small-scale approach to soil desalination for cultivating vegetables in Bangladesh.

Floating Gardens in Bangladesh

Floating Gardens in Bangladesh

A floating garden is built using aquatic weeds as a base on which vegetables can be grown.

Floating Gardening: a local lad becoming a climate celebrity?

Floating Gardening: a local...

Floating gardening in Bangladesh is an example of how a traditional practice can become a development sensation. Haseeb Md. Irfanullah asks if this picturesque technique will be compatible with climate change.

Adapting Rice to Saltier Conditions

Adapting Rice to Saltier...

This brief outlines the approach of using indigenous varieties of rice to develop salt tolerant crops for areas where soil salinity is an increasing problem.