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Wednesday
Jun112014

CRS receives DFID award to build resilience in Darfur 

As formerly displaced community members in Darfur, Sudan, return to their homes after years of conflict, they are facing insecure livelihoods—leading to depleted assets, depleted income and food insecurity. CRS and partners recently received funding from DFID to implement a project that will help thousands of households transition from a position of vulnerability to one of resilience.

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Wednesday
May142014

How do we build resilience within the context of food and nutrition security?

The International Food Policy Research Institute, along with partners including CRS, held an international conference to discuss how to strengthen resilience so that food and nutrition security can be achieved for all. The conference, Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security, was held May 15–17 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Tuesday
Apr012014

New site offers guidance and tools to help design resilient seed systems for vulnerable farmers

Having access to the right seed can make or break a farmer’s ability to recover after a drought, flood, earthquake, or the chronic shocks linked to climate variability.

Seedsystem.org provides practical guidance and strategic thinking to help professionals design productive, resilient and market-oriented seed systems, even in times of emergency and chronic stress.

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