Video: Supporting the energy needs of refugees and host communities

Video: Supporting the energy needs of refugees and host communities

FAO and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have partnered together to support the energy needs of over 200 000 South Sudanese refugees displaced in refugee camps in the Gambella region of Ethiopia in order to reduce the impact on forest resources and the host community.

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Enter the #MountainsMatter video contest!

Enter the #MountainsMatter video contest!

Almost one billion people live in mountain areas and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation and natural disasters, with potentially far-reaching and devastating consequences both for mountain communities and for the rest of the world. To bring attention to the plight of mountains for International Mountain Day (11 Dec), we are asking you to make a one-minute video on the theme of ‘Mountains under pressure: climate, hunger, migration’ for the #MountainsMatter video contest.

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Enter the #MountainsMatter video contest!

Enter the #MountainsMatter video contest!

Almost one billion people live in mountain areas and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation and natural disasters, with potentially far-reaching and devastating consequences both for mountain communities and for the rest of the world. To bring attention to the plight of mountains for International Mountain Day (11 Dec), we are asking you to make a one-minute video on the theme of ‘Mountains under pressure: climate, hunger, migration’ for the #MountainsMatter video contest.

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Committee on World Food Security (CFS) stresses role of sustainable forestry – new recommendations endorsed to achieve food security and nutrition for all

The week-long, 44th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) – Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition – endorsed new recommendations on the role of sustainable forestry in achieving food security and nutrition for all.

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