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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
 - 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 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - New drought across swathes of southern Ethiopia may jeopardize the East African nation's restoration of food security after the worst agricultural seasons in decades unless urgent ...read more
17/01/2017
 - Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, explains that while an impressive government-led humanitarian effort has sharply reduced the number of hungry during the ...read more
17/01/2017
 - Highlights Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have halved since last year owing to generally average crop production, wide-scalehumanitarian coverage and proactive Government response in 2016. Food insecurity levels remain ...read more
17/01/2017
 - FAO’s Rapid Results Drought Response Plan addresses the most time-sensitive needs of rural families across Somalia. In 2016, Somalia’s two main rainy seasons were poor, both ...read more
16/01/2017
 - Sauvegarder les moyens de subsistance et améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition des pasteurs touchés par la sécheresse dans les régions cibles de la région ...read more
22/12/2016
 - Women are on the front line of the agricultural system, providing major inputs to the cultivation, processing and marketing of produce. Failing to address the inequalities ...read more
02/12/2016
 - The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) donated thread and tools to allow the community in Aweil, South Sudan to produce their own ...read more
01/12/2016
 - Key messages New drought is imminent in southeastern regions. The very poor performance of the October to December rains sent shockwaves throughout southern and southeastern pastoral areas ...read more
30/11/2016
 - Ethiopia has completed the most widespread and impressive seed distribution campaign ever undertaken during an emergency in the country’s history. The Food and Agriculture Organization of ...read more
28/11/2016
 - The results of the most widespread and impressive seed distribution campaign ever undertaken during an emergency in Ethiopia’s history.
16/11/2016
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