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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - Vulnerable farmers in Myanmar are still recovering from the major floods that swept through rural areas between July and October this year. Humanitarian needs remain and longer-term recovery work must ...READ MORE
 - With this year's main planting season winding down in Ethiopia, there is still a small window of opportunity in September for farmers to plant the last set of ...read more
12/08/2016
 - To strengthen the ability of affected households to prepare for, respond to and recover from possible flood events.
26/07/2016
 - 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
 - Key messages As a result of the socio-political crisis and floods, rural and urban populations in Burundi have sold part of their assets, crops and small livestock, ...read more
08/06/2016
 - Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37 from 34 ...read more
02/06/2016
 - For eight years FAO has supported Post-Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNAs) at national, regional and subregional levels. Most recently, the Organization has provided technical expertise during a ...read more
01/06/2016
 - FAO, with funding from the Central Emergency Response Fund, provided emergency livelihood support to 10 000 flood-affected households (around 50 000 individuals) in Sagaing region, Myanmar. ...read more
25/05/2016
 - Building resilience is crucial to enable fragile communities, especially in rural areas, cope with the increasing frequency and magnitude of natural disasters and the growing threat ...read more
25/05/2016
 - Daw Thein Shwe’s house in Taung Ywar Ward appears to be leaning. The roof is patched together with tarpaulin and bamboo and slopes precariously over the ...read more
12/05/2016
 - Key messages As a result of the socio-political crisis and floods, rural and urban populations in Burundi have sold part of their assets, crops and small livestock, ...read more
11/05/2016
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