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 - Since 2013, Cameroon has been experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis. With over double the number of food insecure people since June 2015 ‒ from 1.1 to 2.7 million ‒ the ...READ MORE
 - As conflict and instability continue, the food security situation in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is drastically deteriorating, FAO warned today, as it called for swift and decisive action from ...read more
24/02/2017
 - Buoyed by the prospect of restarting life through agricultural livelihoods, many internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northeastern Nigeria are returning to farms supported by the Food and Agriculture ...read more
23/02/2017
 - The latest food security analysis in South Sudan has led to a declaration of famine in Leer and Mayendit counties in Greater Unity region. Two other ...read more
21/02/2017
 - Context Boko Haram-related violence in northeastern Nigeria has spilled over to areas of neighbouring Sahelian countries in the Lake Chad Basin – specifically, Cameroon, Chad and the ...read more
21/02/2017
 - War and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation in parts of South Sudan where famine was declared today, three UN agencies warned. ...read more
20/02/2017
 - Famine has officially been declared by the South Sudanese government for some parts of the country. The UN is warning that areas hardest hit by war ...read more
20/02/2017
 - The number of food insecure people in Yemen has risen by 3 million in seven months, with an estimated 17.1 million people now struggling to feed ...read more
10/02/2017
 - Key points Yemen is facing the largest food security emergency in the world. Without immediate action, the situation is likely to worsen in 2017. An estimated 17.1 million ...read more
10/02/2017
 - More than 2 000 farmers affected by conflict in Iraq have received 750 tonnes of fertilizer from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to increase ...read more
08/02/2017
 - It’s 5 o’clock in the afternoon as the smouldering heat of the day begins to ease, and a determined, active woman named Abung Koch is bustling ...read more
01/02/2017
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