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 - Burundi, a largely agricultural country, is slowly recovering from a 15-year conflict that left over 300 000 people dead. More than 80 percent of the population lives on less than ...READ MORE
 - Agriculture at increasing risk Agriculture is a source of livelihood for over 35 percent of the world’s population. Natural hazards and disasters – such as floods, drought, ...read more
30/03/2015
 - 1. The present post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction was adopted at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, held from 14 to 18 March ...read more
20/03/2015
 - Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector according to initial results from a new ...read more
17/03/2015
 - Key findings This brochure presents the preliminary findings of an FAO study on the impact of natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and sub–sectors1 in ...read more
17/03/2015
 - From the 14 to the 18 of March 2015 world leaders and the international development community will gather in Sendai, Japan for the World Conference on ...read more
17/03/2015
 - Combining FAO’s field experience and technical expertise to support DRR practitioners With funding from ECHO, the toolkit has been developed drawing on the extensive practical and technical ...read more
13/08/2014
 - Inside this issue: Uganda to benefit from initiative to tackle food losses FAO mapping technologies help fill gaps in Uganda’s forest data African Union declares 2014, “Year of Agriculture ...read more
25/03/2014
 - To strengthen the resilience of vulnerable communities and household livelihoods to the risk of food insecurity and agriculture losses caused by seasonal floods and droughts in ...read more
20/01/2014
 - Highlights of this issue: DIPECHO III is up and running, see some of the achievements so far, Government gives CA in Lesotho a Big Boost, How CA changed a ...read more
22/10/2013
 - Spreading from Kenya across the rest of East and Central Africa, the Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is a serious risk to food security in the ...read more
01/07/2013
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