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 - The recent flooding in southern Malawi has submerged 35 000 hectares of cropland under water, swept away livestock and displaced some 174 000 people. The interrupted agricultural cycle threatens the ...READ MORE
 - Palestinian farmers, fishers and herders face many challenges to make a living. As the Separation Barrier and Israeli settlements expand, farmers have increasingly less land and water resources for their ...READ MORE
 - The Government of Norway and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed a new agreement worth USD 7 million aimed at ...read more
22/06/2016
 - To enhance food production and consumption at the household level through the promotion of conservation agriculture (CA), double cropping, diversification of farming practices and capacity building, ...read more
16/03/2016
 - During the winter months, the farmland around Pauk Khoan village is normally full of brightly coloured vegetable crops – sunflower, peanut, red bean, mustard broadleaf and ...read more
05/02/2016
 - The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease has a multi-sectoral adverse impact in Sierra Leone, including on agriculture, which is one of the major income generating ...read more
25/01/2016
 - Nearly six months after the major floods that swept through large parts of rural Myanmar, many vulnerable farmers are still struggling to rebuild their agricultural livelihoods. ...read more
21/01/2016
 - The conflict in Syria is gradually destroying the agriculture sector, causing dramatic loss of productivity and price rises. FAO Emergencies Chief, Dominique Burgeon, illustrates the current ...read more
20/01/2016
 - The declaration of the end of the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone brought relief to the government and citizens, after a 72 week-long outbreak that has ...read more
14/12/2015
 - When Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) swept through the central Philippines on 8 November 2013, the storm affected some 14.1 million people and caused more ...read more
09/12/2015
 - The road to recovery has not been easy for fifty-two-year-old Marcelina Calvez and her husband who have been farming in Palompon, Leyte for more than 30 ...read more
01/12/2015
 - Pictures are taken from a village near Gambogl, Simbu Province, in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. This area is classified as category 3 (out of ...read more
11/11/2015
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