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Liberia, FAO and WFP start Rapid Food Security Assessment
 - 01/10/2014 - The Liberian Ministry of Agriculture, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) together with sector partners embark on a most urgent ...read more

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African food security needs urgent, undivided attention
 - 06/05/2010 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called for urgent attention to be directed at Africa’s present food security situation. “In sub-Saharan Africa, since 2009, over 265 million people are malnourished and 30 ...read more
Climate change threat to Africa
 - 04/05/2010 - Climate change can significantly reverse the progress towards poverty reduction and food security in Africa, according to a paper presented to the FAO regional Conference for Africa being held in ...read more
FAO warns of increased foot-and-mouth threats
 - 28/04/2010 - FAO today urged heightened international surveillance against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) following three recent incursions in Japan and South Korea. “We are worried because the rigorous biosecurity measures in place in ...read more
FAO steps up aid to Sahel pastoralists
 - 21/04/2010 - FAO is stepping up aid to herders and pastoralists in Niger and Chad amid a growing food crisis caused by last year’s poor rains that have resulted in a steep ...read more
On the trail of avian influenza
 - 23/03/2010 - An international team of experts has warned that while more is known today about the role of wild birds in the spread of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus ...read more
Tools distribution ends feudalism in Les Anglais
 - 02/03/2010 - Célias Canger is an elderly small holder farmer. He lives at La Source in the Haitian commune of Les Anglais in Haiti’s southern department, founded by British colonists in 1774 ...read more
Food crisis looms in rural Haiti
 - 19/02/2010 - More than a month after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January, FAO and the international humanitarian organization CARE have issued a joint alert over a national food ...read more
Web-based information tool for food security for Haiti
 - 15/02/2010 - In the face of extreme food price volatility and food shortages in Haiti following the January 12 earthquake, FAO has developed an interactive tool to guide international agencies and NGOs ...read more
FAO sounds alarm on Haiti farm effort
 - 12/02/2010 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today expressed alarm at the lack of support for Haiti's immediate agricultural needs. Speaking at a high-level meeting here to coordinate the UN Rome-based Agencies' efforts on ...read more
Tools of recovery in Haiti
 - 08/02/2010 - FAO has started an emergency support scheme for 600 people to quickly clear irrigation canals in and around the epicentre of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti to save bean ...read more