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 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Sierra Leone has made notable progress since the end of its civil war in 2002, yet many people still live below the poverty line, and unemployment, especially among young people, ...READ MORE
 - On the 26th May 2014, Dr. Sue Lautze, Head of FAO in South Sudan and the UN’s Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, visited the Greater Bahr el Ghazal ...read more
07/06/2014
 - Building resilience of vulnerable communities to the vagaries of climate change (CC) is not business as usual but, rather calls for more transformative approaches that can ...read more
29/01/2014
 - Improving food security and agricultural livelihoods in NorthernUganda is an EU-funded Government of Uganda's Agricultural Livelihoods Recovery Project (ALREP) implemented by FAO in northern Uganda targeting ...read more
21/08/2013
 - Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools (JFFLS) are a simple methodology for teaching vulnerable children and young people about farming, entrepreneurial skills and how to take ...read more
31/07/2013
 - In the searing mid-morning heat, Simon Peter Oola sweats profusely as he wheels three bags of rice into a large compound, where his produce must be ...read more
07/05/2013
 - Burundi, where 90% of the population live from agriculture, is currently facing a severe food crisis. Many factors contribute to this situation, including extremely high population ...read more
06/05/2013
 - South Sudan is a tough place to be a farmer. Traditional farming methods, little improved over decades of protracted war, can bring poor returns in a ...read more
11/04/2013
 - “During the war I fled Burundi and took my family to Tanzania. We were there for 16 years” says Ido Modeste, a returnee in the village ...read more
03/12/2012
 - FAO Burundi has been supporting the harmonious reintegration of returnees in the southern provinces of Makamba, Rutana and Bururi. Through the project, FAO has supported more ...read more
12/11/2012
 - Margerita Angaika has a small plot in Ombasi village in Morobo, a county on the southernmost tip of South Sudan. Her farm is around 4200 square meters, ...read more
03/05/2012
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