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 - 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
 - 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
 - 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
 - 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
 - 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
 - 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
 - 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
 - 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
 - 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
 - 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