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Somalia continues to face large-scale food insecurity compounded by poor rainfall and drought
 - 08/02/2016 - Somalia will continue to face large-scale food insecurity between now and June 2016 as a result of poor rainfall and drought conditions in several areas, trade disruptions, and a combination ...read more

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Northeast Nigeria: making a difference where it is needed most
 - 02/12/2015 - In Northeast Nigeria, insecurity has forced millions of people to leave their homes and in the process lose their livelihoods, predominantly based on agriculture. A large number of them have found ...read more
Beyond coconut farming: building alternative livelihoods for Filipino farmers affected by Typhoon Haiyan
 - 01/12/2015 - The road to recovery has not been easy for fifty-two-year-old Marcelina Calvez and her husband who have been farming in Palompon, Leyte for more than 30 years. They have seven ...read more
Cattle disease puts Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s veterinary experts on alert
 - 27/11/2015 - An economically devastating cattle disease has made alarming advances into the Caucasus and nearby countries. To provide the latest information on diagnosis, prevention and control of Lumpy Skin Disease, FAO ...read more
Surge in climate change-related disasters poses growing threat to food security
 - 26/11/2015 - Droughts, floods, storms and other disasters triggered by climate change have risen in frequency and severity over the last three decades, increasing the damage caused to the agricultural sectors of ...read more
Ebola recovery: FAO and partners join harvest launch celebration
 - 26/11/2015 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Liberia, the Ministry of Agriculture and the local implementing partner – Green Revolution Promoters (Green Pro), generated much happiness ...read more
Education: key route towards sustainable food security and Climate Change adaptation
 - 23/11/2015 - In the prevailing context of climate change and declining food security in Lesotho, the need to raise children, parents and communities’ awareness on Climate Smart Agriculture technocologies including Conservation Agriculture ...read more
Over USD 300 000 to control peste des petits ruminants in Liberia
 - 20/11/2015 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is providing USD 318 000 to control the peste des petits ruminants (PPR) outbreak in Liberia. This disease is well ...read more
FAO South Sudan trains 120 new Market Information Specialists nationwide
 - 19/11/2015 - In order to strengthen the current Market Information System (MIS) in South Sudan, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is building the capacity of national institutions ...read more
A journey to Chibok
 - 17/11/2015 - Repeated attacks on civilians from Boko Haram have led to massive displacements and negatively impacted livelihoods in North Eastern Nigeria. Displaced people rely on the limited resources of their host ...read more
Harvest will be better
 - 16/11/2015 - A clearly ecstatic Mrs Kou N. Kulah, Chairlady of the Bunadin Women’s Organization, took to the podium, and speaking on behalf of her farmer group said: “All the support you ...read more