In 2014, FAO established emergency measures to resume agricultural production in the Central African Republic despite the escalation of the conflict and violence in the country. Over 110 000 families received seeds of groundnut, kidney bean, maize, millet, sorghum and rice, allowing them to cultivate about 55 000 ha and ...read more
Madagascar's worst locust plague in 60 years has infested about half of the island, destroying crops and raising concerns over food shortages. Malagasy authorities say they don't have the resources ...read more
In the Kakuma refugee camp and its host communities, in north-western Kenya, children are at risk of diseases, gender-based violence and malnutrition. In response to this crisis, the UN Food ...read more
Malagasy Migratory Locust swarm and hopper bands observed on 28 March 2013 in the regions of Menabe (Manja district) and Atsimo Andrefana (Benenitra district), Madagascar.