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Nominations are now open for the Project of the Year Showcase and Award

Aid & International Development Forum are pleased to open nominations for the Climate Smart Agriculture Project of the Year Award....

Natural disasters in Asia caused $48 billion worth of agricultural losses in 2017

A report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) revealed that between 2005 and 2015 Asia suffered the most significant economic...

Extreme weather is adversely impacting poor farmers, says FAO

A new report from the UN’s food agency has highlighted how an increased prevalence of natural disasters is causing billions of...

Linking local production and refugee nutrition is key to ‘maintain harmony’ in Cox’s Bazar

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has distributed seeds and agricultural machinery to over 500 host families in Cox’s...

Farmers in Cameroon are overcoming drought with the help of new seeds

Cameroon has been experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis since 2013 with the number of food insecure people doubling since 2015...

Climate shocks and conflict are increasing hunger, says new UN report

Extreme weather events and internal conflicts across the world are exacerbating hunger and food insecurity, according to the UN’s...

WFP’s ShareTheMeal App now links donors with the people they’re helping

The World Food Programme has launched an innovative new feature to its app, ShareTheMeal, that will enable monthly donors to follow...

Nigeria plans to go big on green finance to fight climate change

The Nigerian Government has spoken of its plans to seriously scale-up its green finance initiatives over the coming year. This includes...

Sweden increases its support for the economic empowerment of rural women

In 2014 the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD),...

$1 billion of new funding announced for climate adaptation projects

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is providing a new injection of $1 billion to combat climate change in poor countries. The funding will...

Zambia launches a new $33 million sustainable livelihoods and forest protection programme

Climate change is causing more frequent and intense weather extremes in Zambia with a rise in both flooding and drought which have created...

World Bank announces new climate resilience plans to benefit 25 million in India

The World Bank has announced a $420 million project to increase climate resilience financial and viability in agriculture for small...