Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, explains that while an impressive government-led humanitarian effort has sharply reduced the number of hungry during the worst drought in 50 years, the legacy of last year’s El Niño along with low rainfall during a critical season pose renewed risks now, ...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
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