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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
 - 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
 - The sun is scorching, but clouds are slowly gathering up in the sky signalling another downpour. Bayison Zikachepa, a mother of four, walks to a seed ...read more
16/09/2016
 - In response to the drought effects related to the El Niño phenomena, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) conducted a Seed Security ...read more
14/09/2016
 - Situation overview The 2015/16 agricultural season in Southern Africa was the driest in 35 years. In a region where over 70 percent of the population is dependent ...read more
12/09/2016
 - Haiti was severely hit by drought for three consecutive years, which was exacerbated by the El Niño phenomenon in 2015. Food insecurity and malnutrition have worsened ...read more
05/09/2016
 - To address the impact of humanitarian crises on lives and livelihoods, and improve the efficiency of humanitarian interventions, it is key to understand what is happening ...read more
31/08/2016
 - Climate-related phenomena like El Niño and La Niña, have, in the last several decades, increased both in frequency and ferocity, hitting global agriculture with a blunt and brutal force. ...read more
31/08/2016
 - Key messages  Food insecurity rates improved slightly but remain high, according to the newly released Mid-Year Review of Ethiopia’s Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD), with the number of ...read more
30/08/2016
 - Against the backdrop of the worst drought in Viet Nam in 90 years - attributed to the El Niño weather event, 52 out of the 63 provinces (83 percent) ...read more
23/08/2016
 - In 2015, drought exacerbated by El Niño ravaged Ethiopia’s highlands and lowlands, resulting in crop failure and wide-scale animal losses. To counter the devastating impact on the vulnerable smallholder farmers ...read more
16/08/2016
 - 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
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