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 - The signing of Sudan’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) on 9 January 2005 marked the end of Africa’s longest civil war and opened the way for a transition to peace. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is contributing to peacebuilding efforts through activities that facilitate the disarmament, ...read more
01/10/2010
 - Aflatoxin Alert in Eastern Province, Kenya According to the results of a recent survey carried out by the Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture approximately 78% of the current stocks of maize held by farmers in Eastern Province ( 3 million bags of maize of 90kg each ) are suspected to ...read more
01/06/2010
 - Regional food security situation update Deteriorating Situation in Southern Sudan Following on from the April FSNWG Update, the food security situation in some parts of Southern Sudan is deteriorating mainly due to the combined effects of poor rains in the last cropping season and consequent crop failure, civil-tribal conflicts, cattle raiding and ...read more
03/05/2010
 - More than 40 percent of the population in the Horn of Africa (HoA) is undernourished and millions are food insecure. Those suffering most from food insecurity are subsistence farmers, pastoralists and agro-pastoralists whose livelihoods largely depend on agriculture and animal production. The interagency Taskforce on the UN Response to Long-Term ...read more
30/04/2010
 - Expanding Acute Food and Livelihood Crisis in DRC Preliminary results of the DRC Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) from March 2010 indicate that the food security situation has worsened since 2009 in most parts of the country. Populations in several territories in the Equateur province (northwest) are in Acute Food ...read more
01/04/2010
 - Humanitarian Emergency declared in Northern Burundi Humanitarian emergency (Phase 4 according to the food security Integrated Phase Classification - IPC) is declared in Bugabira and Busoni Provinces and parts of Kirundo Commune Northern Burundi. According to a joint mission (Gov, UN, NGOs) carried out on 16-18 February 2010, it is estimated ...read more
11/03/2010
 - Somalia remains one of the most challenging and worrying humanitarian crises in the world. Human suffering has soared despite the progress of recovery efforts and the resilience of conflict- and climate-affected populations. CAP 2010 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Nepal Somalia Sudan Uganda West Africa West Bank and Gaza Strip Yemen Zimbabwe According to the ...read more
30/11/2009
 - The intensification of drought conditions throughout 2009 has led to a 170 percent increase in the number of food insecure people in Kenya since the end of 2008. In March, following the Short Rains Assessment, an estimated 3.4 million people were identified as being in need of assistance. CAP 2010 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central ...read more
30/11/2009
 - La République de Djibouti (pays situé dans la Corne de l’Afrique, à l’entrée sud de la Mer Rouge – 23.200 km2 avec 372 km de côtes – 650 000 habitants dont plus de 80% concentrés en milieu urbain avec près de 75% à Djibouti-ville – partageant ses frontières avec l’Erythrée, ...read more
01/01/2009
 - The humanitarian crisis in Somalia continues to escalate at an alarming rate, as confirmed by the Food Security Analysis Unit’s survey completed in August 2008. Increasing civil insecurity has intensified human suffering in terms of killings, violence, human rights abuses and population displacement. The number of Somalis currently in need ...read more
19/11/2008