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 - A record 45 million people across the 16-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) will be severely food insecure in the next six months, United Nations food ...read more
31/10/2019
 -  Late rains, extended dry periods, two major cyclones and economic challenges have proved a recipe for disaster for food security and livelihoods across Southern Africa. Currently, 9.3 ...read more
28/10/2019
 - Fall Armyworm (FAW) arrived in Namibia during the 2016/2017 cropping season, following several years of difficulties for the agricultural sector caused by recurrent droughts. However, during ...read more
01/10/2018
 - To strengthen food security, reduce and manage disaster risk, and increase the resilience of agropastoral livelihoods by building the capacity of communities and local institutions in ...read more
26/01/2018
 - Preliminary assessments, conducted between mid-February and end of April 2017, have shown that approximately 356 000 hectares of crops were affected by the fall armyworm infestation ...read more
26/05/2017
 - Lewis Hove, FAO Reprensentative in South Africa, speaks about the fall armyworm outbreak in Southern Africa at PowerFM radio.
09/02/2017
 - A fall armyworm outbreak, the first emergence of the pest in southern Africa, is causing considerable crop damage in some countries. If the pest damage aggravates, ...read more
03/02/2017
 - The assessment revealed that in Omusati at least 97 percent of the communities were reliant on crop production followed by Kunene which reported only 20 percent. ...read more
12/12/2016
 - The livestock industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the agricultural economy, contributing approximately 40 percent of the global value of agricultural production. Most ...read more
29/11/2016
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