The livelihoods of up to 13 million people in Madagascar continue to be threatened by plagues of migratory locusts. As FAO renews calls for further funding to contribute to its emergency programme, the Director of Emergencies and Rehabilitation, Dominique Burgeon explains why it remains a high priority area.
Description: FAO is working towards increasing the resilience of people and their livelihoods to natural hazards, human-induced disasters and protracted crises that impact agriculture, nutrition, food security and food safety. ...read more
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has called on all actors in and outside Somalia to respond to clear indications of a worsening food crisis by ...read more
This film has no words; yet the silent and salient dignity in the faces of farmers in Southern Africa, and their efforts to face and overcome the devastating floods and ...read more
In addition to providing rapid, portable emergency livelihood support designed to help large numbers of people increase food availability, in South Sudan FAO has continued to deliver on its development ...read more
Fisheries play an important role in the economic and social life in Burundi. Yet, about 10 to 15% of the harvest was lost during the processing phase. Fish drying, ...read more