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23 September 2014, Monrovia/Dakar/Accra – The Ebola epidemic is washing away years of progress and hard work. Savings consolidated over several years have been completely depleted due to the disease’s destruction of income generating opportunities. Without income, women in Lofa County have not been able to repay their debts for the...
FAO, IFAD and WFP/Burina Faso -- From September 17 to 18, 2014, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations agencies in Rome, David Lane, visited projects implemented by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Food Programme (WFP) in northern...
16 September 2014, Rome - About 805 million people in the world, or one in nine, suffer from hunger, according to a new UN report released today. The State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI 2014) confirmed a positive trend which has seen the number of hungry people decline globally by more than...
3 September 2014, Damongo, Ghana - A cross section of members of the FAO Dimitra Listeners’ Clubs (CLC) in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region of Ghana have met in Damongo to stimulate discussions, exchange experiences and identify the main changes in the communities where the CLCs were...
2 September 2014, Rome - Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, while labor shortages are putting the upcoming harvest season at serious risk, FAO warned today. In Guinea, Liberia,...