Qatar Fund for Development in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization is building Climate-resilient and Shock-informed Anticipatory Action in Somalia – Somalia


Qatar Fund for growth (QFFD) signed an settlement with it strategic associate the Food and Agriculture Organization (FOA), to assist Somalia in building local weather-resilience and take shock-knowledgeable anticipatory motion.

Somalia is extremely weak to recurrent shocks, with colliding and cumulative results.The nation has been recurrently affected by droughts, flash and riverine flooding, cyclones, locusts, illness outbreaks, battle, and subsequent massive-scale. These shocks have led to continuous disruption of livelihoods, elevated vulnerability, and poverty, ensuing in acute starvation and malnutrition.

“We gather all here today to witness the signing of urgent anticipatory action agreement. We trust that the initiative will support farming and pastoral communities at risk in advance to reduce threats withing the marginalized groups. More to that, the call of anticipatory action will help deliver effective solutions that is estimated to assist 1,850 farming smallholders and respond to emergency agricultural livelihoods in advance.” Said Mr. Misfer Al-Shahwani, Deputy Director General of initiatives, Qatar Fund for Development

“FAO welcomes the commitment of the State of Qatar to support vulnerable farming communities in Somalia. Through this first ever partnership with the Qatar Fund for Development, we will work together to save and reinforce livelihoods and help families to anticipate shocks such as drought and prevent and control animal diseases by increasing and diversifying their food production and protecting their livestock – an essential source of food and income.” Said Ms Beth Bechdol ,FAO’s Deputy Director-General,

And to ease this dilemma QFFD with FOA is aiming thought this undertaking to realize the objective enhancing smallholder agriculture and livestock manufacturing via local weather-resilient and shock-knowledgeable anticipatory motion. This will function the goal of this undertaking. It will embody, maximizing and diversifying farmers’ manufacturing in anticipation of a drought, drought-associated unfold of animal illness is mitigated to guard family meals safety, diet, and earnings and lastly bettering entry to water to guard crucial livelihood property of pastoralist populations.

Additionally this undertaking is part of the state of Qatar’s pledge of 100 Million USD to help Countries dealing with local weather change, pure hazards and environmental challenges, and construct again their resilience to the devastating impacts.

Brief About QFFD

“Give hope and promote peace and justice via sustainable and inclusive growth “

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) is a Qatari public establishment dedicated, on behalf of the State of Qatar, to implement overseas support initiatives by worldwide finest practices and requirements.

Since 2012, QFFD has been offering support to many international locations in accordance with the worldwide cooperation objectives of Qatar National Vision 2030. Its major objective is to realize inclusive and sustainable growth by addressing international precedence points in training, well being, and financial growth. In this context, precedence is given to the following Sustainable Development Goals:

QFFD cooperates with many respected actors via strategic partnerships each domestically and internationally. These embody Civil Society Organizations, authorities companies, UN companies, and the non-public sector