In 2015, drought exacerbated by El Niño ravaged Ethiopia’s highlands and lowlands, resulting in crop failure and wide-scale animal losses. To counter the devastating impact on the vulnerable smallholder farmers that make up the bulk of Ethiopia’s workforce, FAO initiated a number of livestock and crop-based interventions in order to save the lives and ...read more
Forage seed distribution activities transcend the immediate El Niño-induced feed crisis by transferring the skills of growing and managing cultivated forages to communities.
In response to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan, FAO has been providing critical agricultural inputs to extremely vulnerable families in an effort to ensure they can produce food during ...read more
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), together with their NGO partners, have started providing seeds, hand tools and food to ...read more
Today, there are 795 million hungry people in the world. Food is a basic human right, yet this right is violated every day. The magnitude and impact of crises and ...read more