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 - Thanks to a decent harvest and a strong response from the international humanitarian community, the United Nations declared an end to famine in southern Somalia in early 2012. More than ...READ MORE
 - A thriving agriculture sector is crucial to long-term peace and development in South Sudan. Up to 95 percent of the country’s population depends on farming, fishing or herding to meet ...READ MORE
 - FAO is scaling up its emergency response operations in South Sudan despite problems of access and insecurity in parts of the country. The Organization has extended its emergency response ...read more
05/06/2014
 - Late rains and erratic weather patterns in Somalia have raised concerns over a worsening of the food security situation, as food stocks from the last, poor harvest become ...read more
02/06/2014
 - South Sudan is at a risk of famine unless humanitarian assistance is provided now, FAO Deputy Director-General for Operations Dan Gustafson told a humanitarian pledging conference for ...read more
21/05/2014
 - A combination of delayed Gu (April-June) rains, rising food prices and persistent insecurity in Somalia is likely to worsen the country’s food security situation in the coming months, experts ...read more
02/05/2014
 - A new study estimates that famine and severe food insecurity in Somalia claimed the lives of about 258,000 people between October 2010 and April 2012, including ...read more
03/05/2013
 - To improve food availability and access to address immediate needs and to strengthen the resilience of drought-affected communities in south-central Somalia.
13/03/2013
 - Around 3.8 million people in Somalia are in need of humanitarian assistance due to the lasting effects of the 2011 famine, climate-induced shocks, conflict and political ...read more
14/12/2012
 - Despite positive developments in South Sudan in late 2012 – the signing of breakthrough agreements on oil, trade and security with the Sudan – humanitarian needs ...read more
14/12/2012
 - Le film raconte comment des paysans de la région du Kanem, dans le sahel ouest du Tchad, arrivent grâce à l'installation d'un système d'irrigation, à travailler ...read more
20/11/2012
 - To rehabilitate productive assets and reinforce coping mechanisms of drought- and famine-affected communities in southern Somalia.
20/08/2012
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