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 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - Norway has donated approximately $10 million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers, fishers and herders in South Sudan with critical livelihood support. Norway’s gift will allow FAO to distribute emergency livelihood ...read more
15/09/2014
 - The dry and cool season is coming to an end in Madagascar; temperatures started increasing during the last week of August but the weather and ecological ...read more
12/09/2014
 - In addition to distributions of inputs to households, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) distributed crop seeds to 90 seed multiplier groups ...read more
11/09/2014
 - FAO's response Funds received to-date have enabled FAO to provide over 1.5 million people with vital crop, vegetable, fishing and animal health kits. In the coming months, ...read more
09/09/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are struggling to contain the world’s deadliest recorded outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Some cases have also been reported ...read more
08/09/2014
 - En juin 2014, l’installation de la saison sèche et fraîche se confirmait dans l'ensemble du pays. Les strates herbeuses devenaient de plus en plus sèches en ...read more
05/09/2014
 - In Liberia, the first ever outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) was reported in late March 2014 in Lofa County which is on the border ...read more
05/09/2014
 - The gradual recovery and gains made since the end of the famine in 2012 are being lost as poor rains, conflict, trade disruptions and reduced humanitarian ...read more
02/09/2014
 - Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, ...read more
02/09/2014
 - To meet the needs of comprehensive situation analysis, appropriate targeting and information sharing to reinforce FAO’s response to crises and vulnerable households’ recovery.
28/08/2014
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