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.
Three United Nations emergency directors have called for more sustained funding for Somalia nearly three year after the worst famine hit the Horn of Africa nation. The emergency heads include Dominique ...read more
Mr Alexis Bonte, FAO Representative ad interim, explains FAO’s assistance in CAR to ensure food security. Activities aim at resuming agricultural production through the distribution of seeds and tools to ...read more
Marie Noelle Koyara State Minister of Rural Development in the Central African Republic: "I would like to thank FAO for all the assistance that FAO and the UN have always provided to ...read more
The full extent of the conflict-driven food security crisis in South Sudan has yet to unfold, warns Sue Lautze, head of FAO operations in the troubled African nation. Recent conflicts have ...read more