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Food Security & Nutrition Working Group Update, Central & Eastern Africa - June 2010
 - Aflatoxin Alert in Eastern Province, Kenya According to the results of a recent survey carried out by the Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture approximately 78% of the current stocks of maize held by farmers in Eastern Province ( 3 million bags of maize of 90kg each ) are suspected to ...read more
01/06/2010
FAO Uganda Information Bulletin - Vol. 3 Issue 5, May 2010
 - Welcome to the second issue of the FAO - Uganda Information Bulletin in 2010. Farmer Field Schools have proven to be an effective farmer-led extension methodology in Uganda. In 2006, FAO adapted the methodology to the northern Uganda situation as one of the strategies to facilitate the resettlement process in ...read more
03/05/2010
Food Security & Nutrition Working Group Update, Central & Eastern Africa - May 2010
 - Regional food security situation update Deteriorating Situation in Southern Sudan Following on from the April FSNWG Update, the food security situation in some parts of Southern Sudan is deteriorating mainly due to the combined effects of poor rains in the last cropping season and consequent crop failure, civil-tribal conflicts, cattle raiding and ...read more
03/05/2010
The need to scale up livelihood approaches: Social protection programmes for orphaned and vulnerable children
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Policy Brief 3, April 2010 Since the first case of HIV was diagnosed in Malawi in 1985, many parents in their most economically productive years have succumbed to AIDS-related illnesses, often leaving behind young children. According to the Ministry of Gender, Children and Community ...read more
01/04/2010
Nurturing the future of southern Africa: How can national governments sustainably address the impact of AIDS on children?
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Policy Brief 2, April 2010 In southern Africa, children affected by HIV and AIDS are becoming the most vulnerable members of society. By 2010, more than 18 million children will have lost one or both parents as a consequence of the HIV epidemic, while ...read more
01/04/2010
Protecting Africa's future: Livelihood-based social protection for orphaned and vulnerable children in East and Southern Africa
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Policy Brief 1, April 2010 Despite greater access to antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in southern Africa, the current HIV epidemic continues to result in increasing numbers of orphaned and vulnerable children. In many countries in the region, as many as 50 per cent of all ...read more
01/04/2010
Food Security & Nutrition Working Group Update, Central & Eastern Africa - April 2010
 - Expanding Acute Food and Livelihood Crisis in DRC Preliminary results of the DRC Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) from March 2010 indicate that the food security situation has worsened since 2009 in most parts of the country. Populations in several territories in the Equateur province (northwest) are in Acute Food ...read more
01/04/2010
Food Security & Nutrition Working Group Update, Central & Eastern Africa - March 2010
 - Humanitarian Emergency declared in Northern Burundi Humanitarian emergency (Phase 4 according to the food security Integrated Phase Classification - IPC) is declared in Bugabira and Busoni Provinces and parts of Kirundo Commune Northern Burundi. According to a joint mission (Gov, UN, NGOs) carried out on 16-18 February 2010, it is estimated ...read more
11/03/2010
FAO Timor-Leste: E-news, Vol. 2, March 2010
 - In this issue: On the Road with Sanggar Masin: Taking the Bird Flu Communication Campaign to Remote Timor-Leste Promoting agricultural growth and sustainable food security Moving towards caring for the livelihoods of small fishers in South and Southeast Asia Farmer field schools: improved knowledge for farmers in Baucau Good seeds, good harvest Pig production and disease ...read more
01/03/2010
FAO in Georgia: Issue 2, September 2009
 - In this issue: Emergency supply of animal feed Emergency provision of agricultural inputs Agriculture based livelihoods and food security Hydrology and irrigation assessment Food safety capacity building Improving migratory and other locusts management National Medium Term Priority Framework (NMTPF) Control of African Swine Fever (ASF) Strengthening agricultural marketing Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) prevention
01/09/2009