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 - Fledging (emergence of young winged locusts of the first rainy season generation after completion of the hopper development) started during the last ten days of November 2013 and continued throughout December in both invasion and outbreak areas. In the medium part of the invasion area, which became too wet for ...read more
31/01/2014
 - Key points: The off-season campaign continues normally across the region Cereal prices remain generally stable or are decreasing compared to previous months but are higher than five-year averages Decreasing international groundnut prices are causing marketing difficulties in Senegal In some areas in Niger, Chad, Mali and Mauritania, the lean season is expected ...read more
31/01/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS 646 000 people have been internally displaced since 15 December, and 123 400 have fled to neighbouring countries. The Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Cluster estimates that up to 7 million people are at risk of food insecurity in2014 – with an estimated 3.7 million facing “acute” and “emergency” food security ...read more
30/01/2014
 - From being referred to as a wild plant, cassava has gained unmatched prominence in Karamoja, a semi arid region in Uganda.
29/01/2014
 - Uganda is highly vulnerable to the impact of climate change. Increased climate variability due to climate change, combined with high population growth and the degradation of land and forest cover, are increasing the vulnerability of rural populations and affecting their livelihoods.
29/01/2014
 - Building resilience of vulnerable communities to the vagaries of climate change (CC) is not business as usual but, rather calls for more transformative approaches that can organically evolve to suit the dynamic and unique needs of different farming systems. However, most of the service delivery mechanisms are overstretched and built ...read more
29/01/2014
 - En décembre, le taux de verdissement de la strate herbeuse a augmenté dans toutes les acrido-régions, à l’exception de l’Aire de densation. Cette situation est une conséquence de l’importante pluviosité enregistrée. De ce fait, des jeunes ailés de la première génération formant des vols clairs ou denses dans l’Aire d’invasion ...read more
29/01/2014
 - Highlights 2.6 million people need immediate humanitarian assistance; and one in five Central Africans is now internally displaced. These figures are likely to rise as the conflict places millions at risk of a full-scale food and nutrition security crisis due to low production in 2013 coupled with prevailing chronic countrywide malnutrition, extreme poverty ...read more
28/01/2014
 - SOMMAIRE Conditions éco-météorologiques Situation acridienne Situation antiacridienne Annexes
27/01/2014
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Government of Uganda and respective District Local Governments has been supporting communities in Karamoja to build resilience over the past nine years through a holistic livelihood programme focusing on three integrated priority areas of livestock production, ...read more
17/01/2014