Remarks of H.E. Anthèlme Ramparany, Madagascar's Minister for Livestock after his meeting with FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva to discuss the progress in halting the locust plague that since 2012 has spread across Madagascar threatening the country’s main staple food crops and pasture areas.
Locust swarms are threatening the livelihoods and food security of 13 million people in Madagascar. That's about 60% of the island's population. Our report explores the root causes of the ...read more
The deepening crisis in the Central African Republic is devastating people’s ability to support themselves. A United Nations report says immediate support for food and livelihoods is needed to meet what it calls an: “acute and complex emergency”. The ...read more