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Pakistan Floods: Update on Agriculture - No. 2, 10 August 2010
 - The 2010 monsoon season brought the heaviest rains ever recorded in Pakistan, triggering flash and riverine floods that have devastated large parts of the country. The floods left widespread destruction in northern Pakistan and are currently heading south causing severe losses in Punjab and Sindh provinces. According to Government estimates, ...read more
10/08/2010
Pakistan Floods: Update on Agriculture - No. 1, 6 August 2010
 - The 2010 monsoon season brought the heaviest rains ever recorded in Pakistan, triggering flash and riverine floods that have devastated large parts of the country. The floods devastated large parts of northern Pakistan and are currently heading south causing more destruction in Punjab and Sindh provinces. Assessments of losses and ...read more
06/08/2010
Sudan Seasonal Monitor - August 2010
 - Rainfall in Sudan mostly results from a northwards movement of humid air masses from March to August and their southwards retreat from September to November. At their northernmost reach, these humid air masses meet with drier and warmer air to form the Inter tropical Converging Zone (ITCZ). Since the rains follow ...read more
02/08/2010
Madagascar - Locust Response 2010
 - Since 2009, the Republic of Madagascar has suffered extreme cycles of drought, cyclones and floods. These disasters have had major consequences on agricultural production, and food deficits have increased in particular along the southwestern coast. In addition to these calamities, Madagascar is now at risk of a major upsurge of ...read more
02/08/2010
La Representación de FAO en Bolivia: Boletín Informativo No. 1, Julio 2010
 - El 2010 la FAO cumple 31 años de trabajo en Bolivia apoyando al país mediante la ejecución de proyectos de desarrollo agrícola y rural con fondos propios y de países donantes. Hasta la fecha, la FAO ha ejecutado en Bolivia más de 200 proyectos, por un monto de más de ...read more
01/07/2010
The status of conservation agriculture in southern Africa: Challenges and opportunities for expansion
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Technical Brief 3, July 2010 Achieving food security remains central to many national and regional programmes and policies in southern Africa. Although agricultural productivity has increased in some countries in the region, many countries remain net importers of food and are thus exposed to ...read more
01/07/2010
Cultivating sustainable livelihoods: Socioeconomic impacts of conservation agriculture in southern Africa
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Technical Brief 2, July 2010 Southern Africa has high levels of food insecurity with stunting levels of more than 20% in several countries. Many countries in the region are net importers of staple food. This is partly due to low staple crop yields, with ...read more
01/07/2010
Farming for the future in southern Africa: An introduction to conservation agriculture
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Technical Brief 1, July 2010 In southern Africa, high levels of soil degradation and a decline in fertility threaten agricultural productivity. Droughts and/or long dry spells often worsen the situation, resulting in complete crop failures. In the long term, climate change is predicted to ...read more
01/07/2010
Système d’Alerte Précoce Surveillance de la Sécurité Alimentaire au Burundi – SAP/SSA: No.94
 - Le processus électoral entamé depuis mai 2010 évolue dans un climat politique tendu. Un désaccord sur le processus des élections règne entre les principaux partis politiques de l’opposition et la CENI (Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante) et le parti politique au pouvoir. L’origine de la crise est le résultat des scrutins ...read more
01/07/2010
FAO Timor-Leste: E-news, Vol. 3, June 2010
 - In this issue: Harvest ceremony - reaping the first sheath UN Joint Programme in Timor Leste for Poverty Alleviation Grass roots training for community leaders Bio-security project to be extended until December 2011 Integration of gender analysis in water and land tenure management
01/06/2010