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 - Recurrent floods, erratic distribution of rainfall and the influx of refugees from neighbouring countries have caused over 1.7 million people to be food insecure. Irregular and poor rainfall in recent years ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Earthquake in 2010 One of the poorest and least developed countries in the western hemisphere, it is prone to natural disasters – from drought and flooding to seasonal hurricanes and tropical storms. ...READ MORE
 - To increase availability of and access to food for vulnerable households living in crisis-affected areas, and to restore agricultural-based livelihoods opportunities.
22/11/2016
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have distributed seeds and agricultural tools ...read more
18/10/2016
 - In response to the drought effects related to the El Niño phenomena, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) conducted a Seed Security ...read more
14/09/2016
 - Climate-related phenomena like El Niño and La Niña, have, in the last several decades, increased both in frequency and ferocity, hitting global agriculture with a blunt and brutal force. ...read more
31/08/2016
 - Yam Bahadur Shrestha, 40, is a member of the local farmers’ cooperative, Shree Lapse Agricultural Cooperative Limited, in the Sindhupalchowk district of Nepal – an area hit hard ...read more
29/08/2016
 - Like thousands of other small-scale women farmers in Nepal, Mira Nepal, 31, has been slowly recovering from the loss and destruction caused by the powerful earthquakes that hit the ...read more
20/08/2016
 - On this World Humanitarian Day, we remember our commitment to leave no one behind as we recognize our shared humanity. In northeast Nigeria, where many farming households ...read more
19/08/2016
 - Urgent action is needed to provide farming and livelihood support to 385,000 people in parts of Nigeria's northeast where food insecurity is rampant, FAO said today. The resumption ...read more
09/08/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, FAO is providing agricultural assitance to 12,400 IDP households and host families during the ongoing rainfed cropping season. Improved varieties of food crop seeds (millet, sorghum and ...read more
09/08/2016
 - To improve the food and nutrition security of 9 000 households in the Darfur region.
27/07/2016
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