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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
 - To help improve the resilience of drought-affected smallholder farmers living in the belg/meher agro-ecological zones of the eastern highlands of Ethiopia and pastoral communities through improved 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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) more
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