In 2015, drought exacerbated by El Niño ravaged Ethiopia’s highlands and lowlands, resulting in crop failure and wide-scale animal losses. To counter the devastating impact on the vulnerable smallholder farmers that make up the bulk of Ethiopia’s workforce, FAO initiated a number of livestock and crop-based interventions in order to save the lives and ...read more
Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, talks about the background motivation for calling the World Humanitarian Summit, illustrating the commitments and initiatives that will be taken during ...read more
The video showcases the FAO response to the Nepal earthquakes. All the activities supported by FAO in the aftermath of the earthquakes are highlighted through the beneficiary interview.
With just six weeks left before the start of Ethiopia's main cropping season, farmers urgently need seeds and agricultural support if they are to sow their fields in time and ...read more
According to a FAO update, North Korea’s total food production – including cereals, soybeans and potatoes in cereal equivalent - is estimated to have fallen in 2015, the first drop ...read more
In an effort to stay ahead of the negative impacts of climate change, floods and typhoons on its food security, the Philippine Department of Agriculture and the UN’s Food and ...read more