Hundreds of thousands of families in rural areas of West Africa have been affected by the Ebola epidemic. Juan Lubroth is FAO’s Chief Veterinary Officer. He explains what is next in the fight against the disease and how lessons are being learnt in building future resilience.
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
Three United Nations emergency directors have called for more sustained funding for Somalia nearly three year after the worst famine hit the Horn of Africa nation. The emergency heads include Dominique ...read more
Mr Alexis Bonte, FAO Representative ad interim, explains FAO’s assistance in CAR to ensure food security. Activities aim at resuming agricultural production through the distribution of seeds and tools to ...read more
Marie Noelle Koyara State Minister of Rural Development in the Central African Republic: "I would like to thank FAO for all the assistance that FAO and the UN have always provided to ...read more