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 - La Niña conditions in the tropical Pacific are known to shift rainfall patterns in many different parts of the world. Although they vary somewhat from one ...read more
10/10/2017
 -  In the past El Niño 2015-16 Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency in southern and southeastern areas of the country, including Oromia, SNNP and Somali Regions. Humanitarian ...read more
09/10/2017
 -  A thriving agriculture sector is crucial to long-term peace and development in South Sudan. Up to 90 percent of the country’s population depends on farming, fishing ...read more
05/10/2017
 - Speaking at the conclusion of a four-day visit to Ethiopia, including to the drought-stricken Somali region, the heads of the United Nations food agencies made a joint ...read more
05/09/2017
 - To protect the livelihoods of pastoralists, agropastoralists and smallholder farmers affected by the El Niño-induced drought in Afar and Somali Regions of Ethiopia.
30/08/2017
 - Highlights Consecutive seasons of poor rainfall in southern and southeastern pastoral areas have driven increasing humanitarian needs. At USD 1.25 billion, Ethiopia’s Midyear Review of the 2017 HRD ...read more
30/08/2017
 - FAO’s Famine Prevention and Drought Response Plan is part of a wider humanitarian response involving UN, and international and local NGO partners to prevent a famine ...read more
21/08/2017
 - Supporting herders to get back on their feet and preventing further livestock losses and suffering are crucial in drought-hit Ethiopia where hunger has been on the rise ...read more
11/08/2017
 - Despite widespread emergency response in Ethiopia’s agriculture sector last year to the El Niño-induced drought, humanitarian needs remain high in 2017. New threats to food security ...read more
10/08/2017
 - FAO has mobilized US$500,000 from its Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities (SFERA)  response capacity – mainly supported by Belgium and Sweden – to tackle rising hunger ...read more
02/08/2017
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