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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Nyalen Kuong is suffering from acute malnutrition. Seven months ago, the 40-year-old fled Leer town to Dangyow Island in Leer County with her four children after ...read more
26/01/2016
 - For the first time in over eight months, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Emergency Livestock Response Team in South Sudan has ...read more
18/01/2016
 - To address the consequences of the global phenomenon of El Niño, FAO is moving forward on the development of response plans for emergency interventions, recovery and ...read more
15/01/2016
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated livestock herds and driven some 10.2 million people across ...read more
15/01/2016
 - El Niño has had an extremely heavy impact on livestock and agriculture in Ethiopia. Shukri Ahmed gives dramatic figures on the consequences of the drought. He ...read more
15/01/2016
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated herds of livestock and driven some 10.2 million people ...read more
15/01/2016
 - With South Sudan still facing a large-scale food crisis, the need for quality data on crop harvests is crucial. As part of strengthening the agriculture and ...read more
05/01/2016
 - As the crisis in South Sudan enters its third year, FAO remains committed to its pledge to “stay and deliver”. Despite ongoing insecurity and in response ...read more
16/12/2015
 - In 2015, volatile security conditions and increasing access constraints posed considerable challenges to the implementation of FAO South Sudan’s Emergency Livelihoods Response Programme (ELRP). Despite the ...read more
16/12/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the national Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Industry (MLFI), has more than tripled ...read more
08/12/2015
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