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The frequency, duration, and magnitude of extreme weather events such as droughts, floods, and  variation in rainfall onset and cessation periods will continue to increase. Such stress may result in  significant shifts in the functioning of ecosystems. As climate change affects the capacity of ecosystems  to mitigate the effects of extreme event

This pocketbook presents, at a glance, selected key indicators on agriculture and food security, and is meant to serve as an easy-to- access and quick reference for all stakeholders and partners involved in policy formulation or decision making processes.

For the third year in a row, hunger is on the rise again and affects 821 million people in the world. In addition, one third of the global population suffers from malnutrition.

The 2017-2018 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR) takes an in-depth look at social protection in rural Africa to address these three questions, which are particularly relevant as Africa embarks on the implementation of the Malabo Declaration commitments and the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

More and better quality private sector investment in food systems will be needed for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The “Greater Horn of Africa Climate Risk and Food Security Atlas” maps past climate trends, identifies geographic patterns of hazards, vulnerability, and aligns them with food security trends.

A $500 million data drive aims to improve the harvests of hundreds of millions of farmers worldwide as rising hunger levels threaten a global goal to end hunger by 2030, organizations involved in t

The UK is "unprepared" for climate change, an expert from the University of Surrey has concluded following an extensive study.

The World Bank, the United Nations and partners on Sunday launched the Famine Action Mechanism (FAM), the first global initiative dedicated to preventing famine.

Despite receiving more than normal rainfall in the March to May season, which boosted food production, some parts of Kenya are still facing food crisis.

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