With little time to lose to secure a winter harvest in Hurricane-struck Haiti, FAO has begun emergency distributions of seeds and tools to help disaster-affected families produce food and restore livelihoods lost in Haiti’s biggest humanitarian crisis since the 2010 earthquake.
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
The presence of relatively large numbers of Desert Locust in Yemen, where conflict is severely hampering control operations, poses a potential threat to crops in the region. Keith Cressman, FAO ...read more
Cash-for-work interventions implemented by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization are providing an income lifeline to communities affected by the ongoing drought in northern Somalia. While putting much needed cash ...read more
One of the most devastating El Niño events on record continues to affect the lives and livelihoods of farmers and herders in Ethiopia. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is ...read more