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 -  In the past Locust crisis El Niño 2015-16 Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - Experts attending a technical meeting convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Nairobi to discuss the Fall armyworm infestation in ...read more
26/04/2017
 - As millions of east African farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat – the fall armyworm. The pest has been ...read more
25/04/2017
 - Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people facing famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, FAO Directory-General José Graziano da Silva ...read more
24/04/2017
 - FAO and UNHCR visited the Muna Garage camp in Nigeria in order to monitor a joint assessment of the risks and challenges faced by women who ...read more
20/04/2017
 - The Mayendit market is broken due to the conflict and hasn’t been functional for some time. All that was available at the market was dry fish. ...read more
19/04/2017
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva calls on the international community for urgent support - a combination of immediate food assistance and food production support in ...read more
11/04/2017
 - The crisis afflicting the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin is rooted in decades of neglect, lack of rural development and the impact of climate change, and the ...read more
11/04/2017
 - It is imperative to immediately ramp up humanitarian assistance to hunger-threatened rural communities in the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin region, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva ...read more
07/04/2017
 - FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva this week undertook his first ever official visit to Chad as part of urgent efforts to draw the attention of ...read more
07/04/2017
 - Key messages Restoring agricultural livelihoods is a priority to avoid a further deterioration of the food security situation of displaced people and host communities in the coming ...read more
06/04/2017
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