18/12/2013 - Swarm of the Malagasy Migratory Locust observed during more than one hour on 26/09/2013 at 115 km N/W of Tsiroanomandidy (45,4E/17,9S). Estimated size of 8,800 ha.
23/11/2012 - FAO in emergencies' project in Malawi to support the use of treadle pumps in agriculture.
27/10/2012 - Damages produced to the agriculture in Haiti by the Hurricane Sandy.
16/07/2012 - Spanish football player Raúl González, who acts as a goodwill ambassador for FAO, travelled to Chad in support of joint efforts by FAO and the European Commission to help the ...read more
02/07/2012 - Since the outbreak of post-election violence in neighbouring Cote d’Ivoire in late 2010, more than 200,000 refugees subsequently sought asylum in Liberia, settling in the bordering counties of Nimba, Grand ...read more
21/06/2012 - The eruption of the Puyehue volcano, in the southern Andes, began on 4 June 2011 lasting for several days and spouting columns of ash 10 000 meters in height. Strong ...read more