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 - Nearly a third of Peru’s 29 million people live below the poverty line. In rural areas, where most people make a living from agriculture, that figure reaches 60 percent. Frequent ...READ MORE
 - On 26 December 2004, an earthquake off the west coast of Northern Sumatra led to the most destructive series of tsunamis in recorded history, killing more ...read more
22/12/2014
 - Ten years after the world’s worst natural disaster in living memory roared across the shorelines of South and Southeast Asia, countries are better prepared to deal ...read more
22/12/2014
 - The Ebola virus disease epidemic now affects four countries in West Africa – Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and, more recently, Mali. The countries’ governments and international ...read more
16/12/2014
 - To address critical humanitarian needs and promote effective and efficient responses by ensuring strong Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC) leadership and coordination of emergency food ...read more
27/08/2014
 - To reduce vulnerability and risk to food insecurity in the southern Africa region by strengthening regional and national efficiency and effectiveness for disaster preparedness, risk reduction, ...read more
20/08/2014
 - To achieve increased productivity and resilience to food and nutrition security threats and/or emergencies among smallholder farming and herding communities in seven states.
31/07/2014
 - Wheat is a source of food and livelihoods for over 1 billion people in developing countries. A major staple food crop in many countries, it is ...read more
12/06/2014
 - The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was asked to participate in the Ministerial ...read more
04/04/2014
 - To enable FAO and the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide systematic support to Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC) partners at national and regional levels ...read more
02/10/2013
 - Mass dog vaccinations and public awareness key to breaking cycle of transmission The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal ...read more
27/09/2013
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