Climate Shocks Contribute to Food Insecurity

Two out of every five people face high levels of acute food insecurity in Afghanistan. The income and food source of 80% of the families depend on agriculture. Natural disasters, especially recent droughts, affected farmers and limited their income as well as food.

Under the food security and livelihoods interventions, World Vision Afghanistan is improving agriculture production and food security, enhancing farmers capacity on sustainable and climate-resilient agricultural practices, rehabilitation productive assets to cope with recurring weather-related shocks, and assisting households and communities in becoming more self-reliant.