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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
 - The belg (spring) rains have arrived in Ethiopia but the effects of more than two years of persistent dry spells and poor rainfall continue to threaten ...read more
17/06/2016
 - Organized by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the WSIS prize recognizes innovative and successful efforts to harness Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in development work around ...read more
10/06/2016
 - Key messages Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as one of the strongest El Niño events on record caused severe drought, leading ...read more
30/05/2016
 - Livestock owners affected by the drought in Ethiopia are receiving critical livelihood recovery assistance thanks to Belgium’s USD 500 000 contribution to the Food and Agriculture ...read more
26/05/2016
 - With just six weeks left before the start of Ethiopia's main cropping season, farmers urgently need seeds and agricultural support if they are to sow their ...read more
29/04/2016
 - FAO Sub-Regional Office for East Africa and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have signed a partnership agreement to coordinate cross-border efforts on animal health, trade ...read more
29/04/2016
 - With just six weeks left before the start of the main cropping season in Ethiopia, FAO is calling for urgent funding to help farmers sow their ...read more
29/04/2016
 - By converting early warnings into fast, smart and well-targeted early actions, FAO Somalia has seen a huge benefit being delivered. Thousands of acres of cropland have ...read more
26/04/2016
 - FAO scales up support for country's leading foreign earner. Export of live animals to Gulf nations continued to be Somalia's leading foreign exchange earner in 2015, ...read more
14/04/2016
 - Key messages Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as one of the strongest El Niño events on record has caused severe drought, ...read more
13/04/2016
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