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 - The food security situation continues to deteriorate in the Horn of Africa. Funding is urgently needed to both save lives and livelihoods, and build longer-term resilience to shocks in the region. The window of opportunity is quickly closing. Farmers and herders need support now to make the most of the ...read more
29/08/2011
 - The Horn of Africa is experiencing the worst food security crisis in the world today. Over 12 million people are in urgent need of life- and livelihood-saving assistance. In a matter of weeks, famine has spread across southern Somalia and has been declared in Lower Shabelle, Bakool, the agropastoral areas ...read more
18/08/2011
 - The Horn of Africa is currently facing a severe food security crisis that threatens the lives and livelihoods of over 12 million people. The crisis is the result of a combination of poor, erratic and failed rains over two rainy seasons, a marked increase in the price of food stuffs, ...read more
04/08/2011
 - The crisis in the Horn of Africa is the most severe food security emergency in the world today. With areas facing one of the driest years since 1950/51, food crises have escalated into famine in parts of southern Somalia (Bakool, Lower Shabelle, the agropastoral areas of Balcad and Cadale districts ...read more
01/08/2011
 - Thanks to the generosity of Australia, Belgium, Canada, CERF, ECHO, the European Union, IFAD, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, FAO has been working since September 2010 to restore the food production of over 900 000 farming families, assisting more than 7 million men, women ...read more
26/07/2011
 - FAO Somalia Emergency Requirements - Nairobi: July 14th Continuing low and erratic rainfall has led to one of the worst droughts in Somalia in two decades. Approximately 2.85 million people now need emergency food security and livelihood assistance as a result of the continuing dry conditions in the country, compounded by ...read more
14/07/2011
 - Les membres du Réseau de prévention des crises alimentaires (RPCA) réunis à Paris les 21 et 22 avril 2011 confirment des productions céréalières record pour la campagne agricole 2010/2011 au Sahel et en Afrique de l’Ouest. La production céréalière globale est estimée à 60 millions de tonnes, représentant une hausse ...read more
22/04/2011
 - La crise de 2008 sur les marchés internationaux du riz aura fortement touché l’Afrique de l‘Ouest. La région est l’un des pôles majeurs d’importation de riz au niveau mondial et ne couvre que 60% de ses besoins en riz. Elle dispose néanmoins d’importantes potentialités rizicoles, notamment dans les bassins nigérians, ...read more
01/04/2011
 - The 2010 monsoon floods affected the lives of over 18 million people and took an enormous toll on the rural poor. Around 80 percent of people in the affected areas depend on agriculture to provide for their families. A large majority lost their immediate and future sources of food and ...read more
09/03/2011
 - Missions Conjointes, bassins centre et ouest de l'Afrique de l'Ouest: Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritanie, Sénégal Dans les bassins centre et ouest, les productions céréalières, maraîchères, légumineuses et tubercules ont été globalement bonnes au titre de la campagne agricole 2010/11 pour la deuxième fois consécutive à la faveur des bonnes conditions climatiques. Actuellement, ...read more
01/03/2011