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 - In an unprecedented move, Pope Francis has symbolically donated €25,000 to FAO's efforts supporting people facing food insecurity and famine in East Africa. Pope Francis said the ...read more
21/07/2017
 -  In the past Crisis in the Sahel For decades, chronic poverty and successive shocks have affected Chadians, causing over 4 million to suffer from food insecurity. The situation ...read more
17/07/2017
 - Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead - according to an alert released today ...read more
14/07/2017
 - The number of woredas (districts) of Ethiopia requiring urgent humanitarian response has returned to levels not seen since the height of El Niño drought impacts in ...read more
13/07/2017
 - Update on response by the two agencies and challenges faced. Joint WFP and FAO presentation by Dominique Burgeon, Director of Emergencies, FAO and Arif Husain, Chief ...read more
06/07/2017
 - Update on the current food situation in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen by Luca Russo, FAO Senior Food Crises Analyst.
06/07/2017
 - Opening statement by Daniel Gustafson, Deputy Director‐General, Programmes, FAO.
06/07/2017
 - The world faces one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 20 million people in four countries — northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and ...read more
06/07/2017
 - Three years of drought have taken a heavy toll on the rangelands and water supplies that Somalia’s 7+ million pastoralists rely on to keep their animals ...read more
30/06/2017
 - Back-to-back failed harvests in 2016 pushed Somali farming families into an untenable position. Their much-reduced carry-over seed stores were quickly used up. Many went into debt ...read more
30/06/2017
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