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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 -  In the past El Niño 2015-16 Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of ...READ MORE
 - Despite widespread emergency response in Ethiopia’s agriculture sector last year to the El Niño-induced drought, humanitarian needs remain high in 2017. New threats to food security ...read more
23/03/2017
 - FAO is further scaling up its activities in drought affected regions of Somalia thanks to a $22 million loan approved this week by the United Nations Central Emergency ...read more
21/03/2017
 - The coastal community in Eyl, Somalia is beating hunger by fishing. FAO kitted their boats with ice boxes so that they can stay out at sea ...read more
16/03/2017
 - FAO’s Famine Prevention and Drought Response Plan is part of a wider humanitarian response involving UN, and international and local NGO partners to prevent a famine ...read more
14/03/2017
 - On 27 February, 21 Master Trainers, including four women, graduated from a three-month Agropastoral Field School (APFS) Master Trainer course held at the Intergovernmental Authority on ...read more
08/03/2017
 - Highlights Famine was declared in two counties (Leer and Mayendit) with a risk of famine in a further two (Koch and Panyijiar). The Government made the declaration ...read more
28/02/2017
 - By distributing fishing kits to people affected by a crisis in South Sudan, FAO helps them to re-build their livelihoods and assure food availability for the ...read more
27/02/2017
 - FAO South Sudan is responding to a complex emergency through the multi-donor Emergency Livelihood Response Programme, which includes the distribution of crop, vegetable and fishing kits ...read more
27/02/2017
 - IPC acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan since 2014. Click on the pies for more details and check the list of IPC maps of ...read more
25/02/2017
 - Just north of the South Sudanese capital Juba lies Terekeka state, home to the Mundari, one of South Sudan’s 64 ethnic groups. Mundaris are predominantly cattle keepers but ...read more
24/02/2017
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