United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
Characterization of the Agricultural Drought Prone Areas on a Global Scale
PDF File Size: 5.05 MB | Download   
Drought is one of the main causes of food insecurity. In 2011, the horn of Africa has faced the worst drought in 60 years. An estimated 12.4 million people suffered from a massive food shortage. To mitigate the impact of agricultural drought, it is of high importance to dispose of timely and reliable information of the condition of food crops and grassland areas in all regions and countries in the world. The case study would characterize the agricultural drought prone areas of Horn of Africa overlapping socioeconomic variables such smaller or large farmers, irrigation, population, production, etc. The final results would assist the decision makers to better design the adaptation and mitigation plans.

#FAO #AGRICULTURALDROUGHT #DROUGHTCONTROL
Publisher:
FAO ,   (2016 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Keywords:
DROUGHT STRESS, DROUGHT RESISTANCE, WATER MANAGEMENT, DROUGHT CONTROL, DROUGHT-PRONE AREAS, DROUGHT-STRICKEN AREAS, ARID ZONES, DESERTIFICATION
Thematic Group:
 FAO : Food and Agriculture Organization
Thesaurus:
13.02.00  -  Disaster Prevention, Preparedness And Relief
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
593  times viewed
0  times downloaded.
Feeder: SAZUADK@GMAIL COM , Editor: , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Trends In Sustainable Development: Agriculture, Rural Development, Land, Desertification And Drought: (2008-2009)
Marker Assisted Selection (MAS) And Participatory Plant Breeding (PPB) In Rice, India And Nepal
UN Newsletter - Vol. 29 (November 2010)
Pineapple As Alternate Cropping To Control Soil Erosion In Nepal
Food Security Bulletin, Issue 23, May 2009
WFP Extends Food Aid Operations In Nepal To Cover Continuing Drought
Implementation Of United Nations Environmental Conventions ( Seventieth session )
Environmental Causes of Displacement
Salvaging, recovering and inventorying wooden elements and artifacts from the earthquake damaged monuments of Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square UNESCO
WFP Starts Emergency Food Deliveries For Drought-Affected Western Nepal
AUD 1 Million For WFP Emergency Food Deliveries And Rural Assistance Projects
Building Resilience to Landslides Through Support for Community-Based Rehabilitation and Mitigation Actions and the Establishment of Early Warning Systems in Nepal
Preparing for Flood Disaster- Mapping and Assessing Hazard in the Ratu Watershed, Nepal
Climate Risk Management (CRM)
Bio-Engineering Practices To Control Erosion Of River Embankments In Nepal
UNV Nepal Newsletter
Special Report - FAO/WFP Food Security Assessment Mission To Nepal (25 July 2007)
Critical Food AID and Medical Care to Dhrought Victims of Jeema VDC, Mugu
Nepal Disaster Report -2009 (The Hazardscape and Vulnerability)
Tunnel Farming For Off-Season Vegetable Cultivation In Nepal
Crop Situation Update - Issue 6 (July 2007)
Crop Situation Update, Issue No. 6 ( July 2007)
Rooftop rainwater harvesting in Nepal:
UN Newsletter - Vol. 11 (May 2009)
Lessons learned from appraising the impact of IFAD projects in Nepal on the GHG balance and stocks of natural resources - An analysis using the Ex-Ante Carbon balance Tool
Humanitarian Action For Children
Technical Support to Government of Nepal to Implement Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act
Country office food security update (October 2009)
Multi-storied Agroforestry Cropping Systems For Micro-Climatic Modification And Erosion Control In Nepal
The Future of Food Creating sustainable communities through climate adaptation, Issue No. 2 ( December 2009 )
Kapilbastu - Number of Natural Disaster Incidents in VDCs Period Covered: (1972 - 2011)
UN Launches Photography Contest about Disaster Risk
Emergency Operation, Facts and Figures
WFP Appeals To The Mugu Chamber Of Commerce To Stop Blocking The Delivery Of Emergency Humanitarian Aid
Water Conservation Ponds In Nepal
Report On Rapid Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) Far And Mid West Hills And Mountains, Nepal
Nutrition Handbook for the Family
Report of the Regional Review of Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in Five Districts of the Mid - and Far Western Development Regions
Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal : Flagship Programmes : The Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium ( October 2010 )
OCHA Nepal Situation Overview, Issue No. 48/June 2009
OCHA Nepal Situation Overview, Issue No. 56/ January 2010
Nepal: Flood 2017 Office of the Resident Coordinator Situation Report No. 1 (as of 14 August 2017)
Integrating climate finance in planning & budgeting: Nepal's experience - Youtube
Food Insecurity Worsens In Nepal
Economic and Financial Decision Making in Disaster Risk Reduction
District Disaster Risk Management Plan (DDRMP): Kapilvastu District
Remarks By The UN Resident Coordinator, Robert Piper: Opening Of The Disaster Risk Reduction Symposium: International Disaster Reduction Day (14th October)
Technical Cooperation Programme: Strengthening Capacities for Disaster Prevention and Preparedness and Climate Risk Management in the Agricultural Sector
Food Security Bulletin -18
US Team Visits WFP’S Emergency Food Aid Operations In Midwestern Nepal
Multi-storied Agroforestry Cropping Systems for Micro-Climatic Modification and Erosion Control in Nepal
Food Security Bulletin (May - June 2006)
FAO Regional Office For Aisa and The Pacific : Aisa Pacific Food Price And Policy Monitor, Issue No.24 ( August 2015 )
UNICEF Humanitarian Action 2010
Nepal: Disaster Management Reference Handbook
Bagar Farming (Baluwa kheti) In River Banks Of Nepal
Crop Situation Update - October 2006, Issue 3
Food Security Assessment of Nepal - Synthesis Document
Government Provides Assurances on WFP Food Safety
Emergency Update (February 2007)
OCHA Nepal Situation Overview, Issue No. 14 (June 2007)
High-level Symposium on Disaster Risk Reduction : “Be aware, Be Prepared: Implementing Lessons Learned from other Earthquakes” ( February 2011 )
Tunnel Farming for Off-Season Vegetable Cultivation in Nepal
Natural Disaster Challenges in Rukum District - Issue 30
Tools For The Assessment of School and Hospital Safety for Multi-hazards in South Asia - (Hospital Safety) Toolkit Book 2: Retro Maintenance
Statement of the United Nations World Food Programme Country Representative in Nepal, Richard Ragan, On Disruption of WFP Food Assistance Deliveries in Nepal
Disaster Risk Management Plan: Udaypur District (April 2011)
Ecosystem Based Adaptation
Nepal Food Security Bulletin (Issue 28, August 2010)
OCHA Nepal Situation Overview, Issue No. 8 (October 2006)
OCHA Nepal Situation Overview, Issue No.10 (February 2007)
Emergency Update - 2 - Food Security Situation in the Eastern Terai Districts of Saptari and Siraha
OCHA Nepal Situation Overview, Issue No. 6 (August 2006)
OCHA Nepal Situation Overview, Issue No. 7 (September 2006)
OCHA Nepal- Fortnightly Situation Overview, Issue No. 28 ( June 2008)
Emergency Alert - 5 (April 2009)
Food Security Bulletin, Issue No.16 ( January 2007)
Government Of Nepal: Climate Change Vulnerability Mapping For Nepal
WFP Nepal Country Brief
Karnali Drought Response Standard Project Report 2016 - World Food Programme in Nepal, State of (NP)
Food Security Phase Classification Map (December 2008)
WFP Appeals For Free Passage For Food Aid
WFP Begins Food Distributions to Flood Victims in Western Terai
"WFP And UNFPA Provide Critical Food Aid and Medical Care to Drought Victims in Mugu And Humla District
WFP Begins Major Feeding Operation For Flood Victims in Western Nepal
Crop Situation Update-September 2006, issue 2
Market Watch - 14
Crop And Food Security Assessment-2008/09 Winter Drought In Nepal
$104 Million In Assistance Needed For Nepal In 2008
2-Price Monitoring and Analysis Country Brief-NEPAL
FAO/WFP Food Security Assessment Mission to Nepal
Economic and Financial Decision Making in Disaster Risk Reduction
Market Watch - 16
Food Security Bulletin, Issue 20, August 2008
Crop Situation Update January 2007 Issue 4
Addressing climate change in Asia and the Pacific
Crop Prospects And Food Situation
Nepal Climate Citizen Budget
Nepal: Flood 2017 Office of the Resident Coordinator Situation Report No. 1
World Survey On The Role Of Women In Development 2014, Gender Equality And Sustainable Development
100 result(s) found.