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Food security

FACING DROUGHTS - The Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP)

The IPCC finds with high confidence an increased risk of drought-related water and food shortage... (read more)

IPPC Report - The world is ill-prepared for risks from a changing climate

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report yesterday that says the effects... (read more)

NURTURING PARTNERSHIPS

The report has been produced based on contributions from world-leading experts including FAO, ADB, UNESCAP,... (read more)

Water security

INTEGRATED FLOOD MANAGEMENT (IFM): a new approach to flood management

The traditional approach to floods focused on reactive practices to reduce exposure to flooding and... (read more)

CATALYZING WATER FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH

We are delighted to republish the “Catalyzing Water for Sustainable Development and Growth” report from... (read more)

WATER: AT THE CENTER OF THE WATER-ENERGY-FOOD NEXUS

The nexus of water, energy and food issues is at the heart of many global... (read more)

Disaster relief

#CRISISMAPPING FOR RECOVERY: CRISIS CLEAN UP - A COLLABORATION TOOL

A truism in emergency management is that after a disaster thousands of people want to... (read more)

DIGITAL HUMANITARIANS: FROM HAITI EARTHQUAKE TO TYPHOON YOLANDA

We’ve been able to process and make sense of a quarter of a million tweets... (read more)

COMBINING RADIO, SMS AND ADVANCED COMPUTING FOR DISASTER RESPONSE

I’m headed to the Philippines this week to collaborate with the UN Office for the... (read more)

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