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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 -  In the past El Niño 2015-16 Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of ...READ MORE
 - Governments, civic groups and businesses need to rally support for both immediate relief to people in countries at risk of famine and longer-term initiatives that will ...read more
18/05/2017
 - The world faces one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 20 million people in four countries — northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and ...read more
18/05/2017
 - Highlights Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia are increasing primarily in southern and southeastern pastoral areas due to the failure of the 2016 deyr/hagaya (October to December) rains and ...read more
15/05/2017
 - Key messages Rural livelihoods provide a critical defence against famine. Interventions that reinforce rural livelihoods meet immediate food needs, mitigate displacement pressures, reduce the overall humanitarian burden, ...read more
12/05/2017
 - IPC projection map of acute food insecurity situation overview in Somalia from 01/04 to 31/06/2017.
10/05/2017
 - The leaders of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have called on the international community to urgently step ...read more
02/05/2017
 - Tackling the menace of the tenacious fall armyworm pest and avoiding economic hardship for smallholders across Africa requires quick and coordinated action, a massive awareness campaign, ...read more
01/05/2017
 - A combination of food assistance and food production support is the only way to make any dent in the scale of hunger we are witnessing in ...read more
28/04/2017
 - In March, FAO activated 120 veterinary teams across Somalia to keep drought-affected animals alive and healthy, helping livestock owners to retain a vital food source. Nearly ...read more
27/04/2017
 - As millions of east African farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat – the fall armyworm. The pest has been ...read more
25/04/2017
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