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 - Sierra Leone has made notable progress since the end of its civil war in 2002, yet many people still live below the poverty line, and unemployment, especially among young people, ...READ MORE
 - Libya’s economy is rebounding, as is domestic food production. The latter was up slightly in 2012 from the previous year, when civil conflict disrupted supply lines, causing shortages in food, ...READ MORE
 - As many as 4 million people in rural areas of Madagascar are food insecure following this year's reduced harvest. Production of rice – the Indian Ocean ...read more
09/10/2013
 - Plant viruses are threatening the livelihoods of farmers and food security by attacking vital food crops in East and Central African countries. Cassava is the staple ...read more
18/04/2013
 - The importance of prevention cannot be overestimated. In this environment of climate change and global marketing of agricultural products, we would expect that transboundary diseases and ...read more
05/11/2012
 - How innovative technology by FAO is promoting a savings culture for grains Osama is dead and the women of Kimu market in Kyuso district are a happy ...read more
02/10/2012
 - Experts urge funding, swift action to protect staple food crop - A new variant of a cassava disease is affecting large parts of East Africa, especially ...read more
16/11/2011
 - To improve food security in the areas of Afghanistan where potatoes are a major crop through the eradication of Colorado potato beetle (CPB), an alien invasive ...read more
02/02/2011
 - Findings made during a field verification and evaluation visit by an international team of scientists led by experts from FAO and the Government of Liberia suggest ...read more
04/02/2009
 - Huge hordes of ravenous caterpillars have appeared in northern Liberia destroying crops and vegetation, sending terrified villagers fleeing from their homes, and raising the spectre of a ...read more
22/01/2009
 - Following the detection of the Ebola-Reston virus in pigs in the Philippines, FAO, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO) ...read more
23/12/2008
 - Representatives of major wheat producing countries have called for urgent coordinated action to prevent and control the wheat stem rust disease strain Ug99, FAO said today. The ...read more
12/11/2008
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