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 - About 12 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are facing food and livelihoods insecurity, as farming families struggle with the knock-on effects of multiple droughts. ...read more
18/01/2017
 - Preventing animal disease and plant pest outbreaks and food safety incidents before they occur is essential to protecting the food chain. Most food chain crises are ...read more
18/01/2017
 -  In protracted crises, the poorest face the greatest risk of being left behind. Social protection is recognized as a strategic approach to reduce poverty and enhance resilience and ...read more
19/12/2016
 - The ongoing spread of wheat rusts, a group of fungal plant diseases that stymy the production of the staple grain and other crops, is raising concern ...read more
14/04/2016
 - Under the lead of the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations system is mobilizing a coordinated response to Zika aimed at minimizing the threat in ...read more
09/02/2016
 - Unusually heavy and widespread rains that fell recently in northwest Africa, the Horn of Africa and Yemen could favour Desert Locust breeding, FAO warned today, stressing ...read more
11/11/2015
 - To improve household food and nutrition security and help drought and flood-affected smallholder farmers rebuild their livelihoods and build resilience against future shocks.
10/09/2015
 - The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization is calling for $20 million to prevent the spread of the highly viral avian flu H5N1 across West Africa. The ...read more
22/07/2015
 - Fears are growing that without timely intervention to stem outbreaks of the highly virulent avian flu virus H5N1 across West Africa, further spread across the region ...read more
20/07/2015
 - Since 25 October 2014, there have been no new cases of Ebola virus disease recorded in the prefecture of Pita where four positive cases had been ...read more
05/03/2015
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