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 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Ebola outbreak Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the ...READ MORE
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva calls on the international community for urgent support - a combination of immediate food assistance and food production support in ...read more
11/04/2017
 - The crisis afflicting the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin is rooted in decades of neglect, lack of rural development and the impact of climate change, and the ...read more
11/04/2017
 - Key messages Restoring agricultural livelihoods is a priority to avoid a further deterioration of the food security situation of displaced people and host communities in the coming ...read more
06/04/2017
 - Context Boko Haram-related violence in northeastern Nigeria has spilled over to areas of neighbouring Sahelian countries in the Lake Chad Basin – specifically, Cameroon, Chad and the ...read more
31/03/2017
 - Main findings The 2016-2017 agricultural campaign was globally satisfactory with a cereal production superior to the five-year average. Cereal production increased by 10% compared to the 2015-2016 ...read more
29/03/2017
 - Food insecurity situation in the Sahel and West Africa from 01/03 to 31/05/2017. Compare it with the previous one.
29/03/2017
 - Despite good food supplies overall, civil unrest in the Lake Chad basin and in northern Mali continues to negatively a ect the livingconditions of households in ...read more
29/03/2017
 - Farmers supported by FAO in northeastern Nigeria are looking to a very good harvest going by the amount and quality of crops some of them have so far gathered from ...read more
27/03/2017
 - To contribute to strengthening Ebola virus response capacities at the human-wildlife-ecosystem interface and mitigate the risk of spill-over of Ebola virus from wildlife to humans.
09/03/2017
 - FAO warned that the food security situation in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is drastically deteriorating, as conflict and instability continue. Daniele Donati, the Deputy Director of FAO Emergency and Rehabilitation Division explains ...read more
24/02/2017
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