The livelihoods of up to 13 million people in Madagascar continue to be threatened by plagues of migratory locusts. As FAO renews calls for further funding to contribute to its emergency programme, the Director of Emergencies and Rehabilitation, Dominique Burgeon explains why it remains a high priority area.
Since 2002, the humanitarian community in Zimbabwe has supported smallholder farmers through free direct input distributions. However, thanks to positive macro-economic and food security conditions, the country is beginning to ...read more
Federica Damiani of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) talks about food insecurity in the Sahel region of Africa. Several countries in the Sahel need urgent support to prevent a ...read more
The Horn of Africa is the most serious hotspot of undernourishment and malnutrition in the world. Luca Alinovi, FAO Representative in Somalia, describes FAO's work and the importance of responding ...read more