26/09/2014 - Lofa County, once Liberia’s biggest grain basket and food production belt, was the first to be hit by the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in March 2014. Before the outbreak, Lofans ...read more
30/01/2014 - On the 30th January 2014 Joe Hayes, the non-resident Irish Ambassador to the Philippines, visited the typhoon-affected Eastern Visayas with FAO. Interacting with small-scale fishers and farmers in and around ...read more
28/01/2014 - This series of maps shows the results of the Damage and Loss Assessment conducted by the Department of Agriculture of the Philippines in December 2013 after Typhoon Haiyan. Check also the ...read more
24/01/2014 - An FAO project is working to improve the food security and agricultural livelihoods of the most vulnerable internally displaced farming families in the conflict-affected communities of Maguindanao in the Philippines. ...read more
20/01/2014 - FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and rural development of the Central African Republic has distributed to 500 people, members of women and Muslims groups, emergency kits for the production ...read more
17/01/2014 - On the road from Bossangoa to Bouca: signs of destruction in the country villages. Farmers are suffering from the effects of the fighting in the Central African Republic. Having lost ...read more
08/01/2014 - Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, today visited FAO-supported rice farmers in Tingib village, Samar province, Eastern Visayas region in the central Philippines. Exactly two months after the typhoon Haiyan ...read more
04/01/2014 - Images collected by the interagency mission on the field in the Central African Republic.
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.