The impact of severe repeated droughts and this year’s El Nino on crop production in Southern Madagascar, has resulted in 1.4 million food insecure people. Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, illustrates the joint action plan by FAO and WFP to address immediate and longer term needs. ...read more
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 ...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.
Rehabilitated waters points are central to boosting the drought resilience of pastoralist communities in Afar, Ethiopia. With support from the Kingdom of Norway, FAO has established water points in several ...read more
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