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 - In 2015–2016, southern Africa experienced the worst drought in 35 years, caused by El Niño, resulting in poor local crop production and high levels of food ...read more
09/04/2018
 - High levels of food insecurity persist in the world, due largely to conflicts and to adverse climatic shocks that are taking a toll, particularly in East ...read more
05/03/2018
 - Thanks to the contribution of USD 100 000 from the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium to FAO’s Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation ‒ Agricultural ...read more
20/02/2018
 - The world is facing unprecedented humanitarian needs and increasingly frequent large-scale natural disasters. Anticipating and mitigating crises has never been more critical. The FAO Early Warning ...read more
19/02/2018
 - FAO launched today a comprehensive guide on the integrated pest management of Fall Armyworm on maize. Designed for Farmers Field Schools, the guide will help smallholder ...read more
17/02/2018
 - Faced with the infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most in the hands of smallholder farmers, and the relentless spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW) across ...read more
16/02/2018
 - Map of areas affected by Fall Armyworms as of 14 February 2018.
14/02/2018
 - Prolonged dry spells, erratic rainfall, high temperatures and the presence of the voracious fall armyworm have significantly dampened Southern Africa’s current agricultural season’s cereal production prospects. ...read more
09/02/2018
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to Fall Armyworm: FAO projects: Since the onset of FAW, FAO has undertaken several actions to strengthen ...read more
31/01/2018
 - To support drought-affected smallholder farmers with access to subsidised stockfeed and seeds and related training.
30/01/2018
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