Project profile — Intervention d'urgence mondiale contre la famine - FAO – 2022-2023


FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (41301)
2022-10-31 - 2023-12-30
Global Affairs Canada
MFM Global Issues & Dev.Branch

Country / region 

• Africa, regional (50.00%)
• North and Central America, regional (10.00%)
• South America, regional (10.00%)
• Middle East, regional (20.00%)
• South Asia, regional (10.00%)


• Material relief assistance and services:
Material relief assistance and services (72010) (85.00%)
Emergency food aid (72040) (15.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


October 2022 - This project supports the Anticipatory Action (AA) implementing window of the Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities (SFERA). The SFERA enhances FAO’s capacity to rapidly respond to food and agricultural threat and emergencies around the world. The AA window of the SFERA will respond to global food insecurity by providing emergency agriculture assistance ahead of onset crises in countries facing high level of acute food insecurity. Project activities include: (1) interventions to protect the livelihoods of affected communities, including cash and agricultural support and (2) capacity to strengthen risk analysis and early warning. With support from GAC and other international donors, through the Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities , The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations provides emergency agriculture assistance. in countries facing acute food insecurity. This is done through livelihood-based anticipatory actions, ahead of onset crises. Specific anticipatory actions protecting livelihoods ahead of shocks vary between country context and anticipated risk. Examples of livelihood-based anticipatory actions for agriculture include: (1) rehabilitating water harvesting systems and reinforcing river banks; (2) distributing conditional or unconditional cash transfers, crop varieties, animal feed and supplements; (3) protecting livestock including vaccination, animal health campaigns and evacuation; and (4) diversifying livelihood.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) reduced humanitarian needs; (2) prevented potential food crises; and (3) strengthened resilience of vulnerable populations. The expected ultimate outcome is lives saved, suffering alleviated and human dignity maintained in countries experiencing humanitarian crises.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by implementing partners
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