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 - One year on from the outbreak of violence in South Sudan, the country has devolved into two worlds: the areas affected by conflict, mostly in Greater Upper Nile, and the areas less affected by it. As of December 2014, Greater Equatoria and parts of Greater Bahr el-Ghazal have shown good ...read more
16/12/2014
 - FAO’S response A major food crisis has been contained thanks to timely donor support that has allowed emergency crop production support, saving families from a domino effect of continued losses, as well as preventing farmers from adopting negative coping strategies with long-term effects. Resilience building FAO and Non-governmental Organization (NGO) partners have provided ...read more
15/12/2014
 - L'Essentiel Les prévisions régionales de production agricole sont en hausse par rapport à la moyenne des cinq dernières années. Ce niveau de production cache des disparités d’un pays à l’autre. Les prix des céréales sèches sont supérieurs aux moyennes quinquennales dans les zones de déficits agricoles et de conflit. Selon le Cadre Harmonisé, ...read more
15/12/2014
 - In the Invasion Area (mainly in the West), control operations started on the 17 October with the onset of the rainy season and the first breeding of the Malagasy Migratory Locust. Numerous localized hopper spots and bands were treated. The hopper populations having escaped treatments have formed some adult groups ...read more
15/12/2014
 - The 2014-2015 cropping campaign was characterized by a late onset. Despite a better spatial and temporal rainfall distribution in August and September, the significant rainfall deficit persisted in the Western part of the Sahel (Cap Verde, Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia and Guinea-Bissau) and some areas of Mali, Niger and Chad. ...read more
25/11/2014
 - FAO’S response A major food crisis has been contained thanks to timely donor support that has allowed emergency crop production support, saving families from a domino effect of continued losses, as well as preventing farmers from adopting negative coping strategies with long-term effects. Resilience building FAO and NGO partners have provided crop production ...read more
24/11/2014
 - Durant la 1ère décade d'octobre 2014, une augmentation progressive de la pluviosité a été constatée dans la majeure partie de la Grande-Île: la saison des pluies a effectivement commencé. Les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient que la pluviosité variait de 10 à 40 mm dans la majeure partie de la Grande-Île. ...read more
19/11/2014
 - En septembre 2014, l'aridité persistait sur le versant occidental de la Grande-Île, sauf dans le Melaky et le Sud-Est qui ont reçu des pluies précoces relativement importantes. Les températures sont restées basses dans les Hautes-Terres mais étaient plus élevées dans les Basses- et Moyennes-Terres. Les populations acridiennes, solitaires et transiens ...read more
19/11/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of over 154 000 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has supported some 100 000 rice and corn farmers since December 2013. Livelihoods were restored rapidly, with big returns. For example, the rice seed distributed ...read more
05/11/2014
 - FAO's response Funds received to‐date have enabled FAO to distribute 500 806 livelihood kits (crop, vegetable, fishing), as well as vaccinating more than 1.5 million animals, and reach more than 1.9 million people in South Sudan. FAO is currently preparing and pre‐positioning inputs for the upcoming season, while continuing ongoing distributions for ...read more
05/11/2014