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Situation Update: Locust Crisis in Madagascar - 10 December 2013
 - The adult locust populations (winged locusts) which had survived the dry and cool season matured and laid eggs during October. In the invasion area, hatching started in late October and continued until the first decade of November, giving rise to hopper groups and bands, which developed under good ecological conditions ...read more
11/12/2013
Madagascar - Locust situation bulletin (2013-D33) in FRENCH
 - SOMMAIRE Conditions éco-météorologiques Situation acridienne Situation antiacridienne Annexes
10/12/2013
Situation Update: The Sahel Crisis - 10 December 2013
 -  Despite the 2013 harvest in the Sahel being equivalent to the last five years average, preliminary figures indicate that at least 13 million people (excluding Nigeria) are still food insecure, due to limited access to food. The agricultural production of the poorest households is insufficient to restore their livelihoods and is expected to ...read more
10/12/2013
Madagascar - Locust situation bulletin (2013-D32) in FRENCH
 - SOMMAIRE Conditions éco-météorologiques Situation acridienne Situation antiacridienne Annexes
09/12/2013
Typhon Haiyan - Map of affected persons by province
 - Typhoon Haiyan hit the Samar Island of the Philippines on 8 November 2013. This map depicts Typhoon Haiyan’s path and the number of people it affected in various regions.
04/12/2013
Farmer Field Schools engage women and men in genderbased violence prevention
 - FAO’s Junior and adult Farmer Field and Life Schools (J/FFLS) are addressing the root causes of gender-based violence and helping to prevent and mitigate the effects of HIV in northern Uganda through the provision of key life skills and knowledge in agricultural production and nutrition.
28/11/2013
Community based service improves livestock health in Karamoja
 - A community based service is helping to improve livestock health among the pastoral and agro pastoral communities in Karamoja in Uganda.
28/11/2013
Village Savings and Loan Schemes empower women in Karamoja
 - Karamoja in Uganda is one of the most underserved areas in terms of financial services, leaving a big proportion of the population unbanked. Only two out of the seven districts have a presence of banks. The absence of these facilities makes it difficult for the farmers in the region to ...read more
28/11/2013
Reviving cassava production in Northern Uganda
 - Although the consumption of cassava in northern Uganda reduced during the 20 years of war and displacement, the crop is now back in the diet of the resettled communities, thanks to the efforts of FAO, Government of Uganda, development partners and smallholder farmers, who are at the centre of multiplication ...read more
28/11/2013
Preliminary results of the 2013-2014 agricultural campaign in the Sahel and West Africa
 - The press release of the regional consultation of the regional information system for Food Crisis Prevention and Management (PREGEC) in the Sahel and West Africa on the agricultural and food outlook (Lomé, 20-22 November 2013) to which FAO, through its Subregional Emergency and Rehabilitation Office for West Africa/Sahel, has participated. ...read more
26/11/2013