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Sarah Cummings posted Information 30 June 2016

Launched on 23 May 2016, a new network to achieve joint global food-security assessments and joint responses to food crises, including those related to phenomena such as El Niño, has been launched by the EU, FAO and WFP.

Sarah Cummings posted Information 30 June 2016

Published in March 2016, this report provides a global overview of the food insecurity situation in global food crisis hotspots - covering 70 countries

Sarah Cummings posted Information 3 June 2016

Published in May 2016, this publication from the FAO provides an overview of the impacts of the El Niño phenomenon on agriculture and food security.

Sarah Cummings posted Information 17 May 2016

An article in The Guardian newspaper, published on 21 April 2016, describes how drought is overwhelming communitie

From25 April 2016
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Commission

Food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture are among the EU’s
top development priorities for the period of 2015–2020. In this regard,
research and innovation are fundamental pieces to achieve food and nutrition
security goals.

The EU is launching four major initiatives to support partner countries in
food security and agriculture specifically addressing the key areas of
innovation, nutrition, resilience and financing. 

Sarah Cummings posted Information 4 December 2015

On 2 December 2015, the EU announced a contribution of €125 million to finance emergency actions in countries affected by the extreme weather phenomenon ‘El Niño’ in Africa, the Caribbean, Central and South America. The support, €119 million of which comes from the European Development Fund reser