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 - Dry conditions have generally eased in many parts of the Greater Horn of Africa following the onset of rains in parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda. However, significant rainfall deficits remain in some parts of the subregion and are likely to affect crop production in eastern Kenya, southern ...read more
06/06/2012
 - Welcome to FAO Sudan’s May newsletter. This edition focuses on the results of a new household food security resilience study commissioned by FAO’s SIFSIA project, and our work in Darfur helping vulnerable IDP camp residents look after their goats and donkeys, amongst other topics. Despite the prevailing difficult situation, it ...read more
01/05/2012
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recognizes that the structural solution to hunger lies in improving agricultural productivity in countries prone to food shortages. In Sudan, FAO helps farmers, herders, fishers and other vulnerable groups recover from crisis and improve their food security. FAO also works ...read more
02/04/2012
 - The situation in the drought and conflict affected areas of the Greater Horn of Africa has generally improved since the onset of the crisis in 2011. However, an estimated 9 million people are still in need of assistance in the region. While significant gains were made in the aftermath of ...read more
01/04/2012
 - Depuis 1978, date de sa présence au Niger, la FAO a toujours soutenu, accompagné et appuyé les pouvoirs publics dans l’exécution de nombreux programmes et projets de développement qui concourent à promouvoir le monde rural et à relever les niveaux nutritionnels des populations, en particulier les plus vulnérables à l’insécurité ...read more
01/03/2012
 - Dans ce numéro: Sahel 2012: urgence face à l’insé-curité alimentaire Stratégie Sahel: assurer la sécurité alimentaire et les moyens d’exis-tence José Graziano Da Silva: « sortir du cercle vicieux des crises répétées et prolongées » La FAO et les Appels humanitaires dans la région La FAO lance sa Stratégie DRM Togo: renforcer les capacités natio-nales face ...read more
01/03/2012
 - L'Essentiel: Alerte Sahel: Manque conséquent de fonds pour répondre à la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle en cours; L’instabilité politique qui prévaut au Mali pourrait compromettre l’efficacité de la réponse à la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle; La situation pastorale continue de se détériorer dans la plupart des pays du Sahel; Marchés: Les prix des céréales ...read more
01/03/2012
 - The situation in the drought‐affected areas of the Horn of Africa has improved significantly. However, an estimated 9 million people are still in need of assistance. Livestock body conditions remain good despite the rapid deterioration of vegetation conditions due to abnormally dry and very hot conditions in the pastoral areas ...read more
01/03/2012