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Somalia approves new Livestock Sector Development Strategy
 - 08/07/2019 - The Federal Government of Somalia has adopted a new Livestock Sector Development Strategy, the outcome of a multi-stakeholder process led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ...read more

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FAO targets 3 million people for emergency assistance as looming drought threatens lives in Ethiopia
 - 24/06/2019 - Following the below-average Belg rainfall in February to May 2019 and the impact of consecutive droughts in the previous years, as well as conflict-induced internal displacements, nearly 9 million people ...read more
FAO warns of drought in Somalia and impending severe hunger for over 2 million people
 - 15/05/2019 - A disastrous drought in Somalia could leave some 2.2 million people - nearly 18 percent of the population - faced with severe hunger during the July-September period, FAO warned today. ...read more
Global Report on Food Crises: acute hunger still affecting over 100 million people worldwide
 - 02/04/2019 - A report presented today jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) finds that around 113 million people ...read more
In 2019 FAO aims to provide 32 million people with livelihoods support to keep them on their feet
 - 11/02/2019 - As global hunger numbers have continued to rise driven by the proliferation of conflicts and climate-related shocks, FAO is seeking $940 million to save the lives and livelihoods of some ...read more
FAO and NORCAP work together on famine prevention in Somalia
 - 22/01/2019 - In 2016 and 2017, poor rains and an extended drought once again brought Somalia to the brink of famine, just five years after a similar crisis had claimed the lives ...read more
FAO supports Somalia in signing landmark foreign fishing licence agreement
 - 07/01/2019 - The Federal Republic of Somalia has begun issuing fishing licences to foreign vessels for the first time in over 20 years. Under a Memorandum of Understanding signed with the China ...read more
Belgium contributes to improved nutrition of women and children in Kenya
 - 28/11/2018 - Despite harsh climatic conditions, Africa’s drylands support millions of people and contribute significantly to Kenya’s national economy, primarily through livestock products. However, these same areas are currently also bearing some ...read more
Early action reduces impacts of 2017 drought in the Horn of Africa
 - 26/07/2018 - Intervening early in countries predicted to be hit by natural disasters can prevent threats from becoming humanitarian emergencies, or can mitigate their impacts, according to a new report released by ...read more
Ethiopia evaluates its animal health surveillance system
 - 04/05/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with the Government of Ethiopia through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resources (MoALR), has conducted an animal ...read more
Food crises continue to strike and acute hunger intensifies
 - 22/03/2018 - A new report out today sounds the alarm regarding surging levels of acute hunger. Some 124 million people in 51 countries were affected by acute food insecurity during 2017 — 11 ...read more
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