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 - Two thousand indigenous families in Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts received training and agricultural livelihoods packages to improve poultry, vegetable and rice production. The families live in ...read more
17/04/2018
 - In 2015–2016, southern Africa experienced the worst drought in 35 years, caused by El Niño, resulting in poor local crop production and high levels of food ...read more
09/04/2018
 - The Global Report on Food Crises 2018 has been launched at FAO headquarters, in Rome, with the participation of the Executive Secretary, Permanent Interstate Committee for ...read more
22/03/2018
 - Conflicts and climate-related shocks have recently sent levels of world hunger marching back up, following decades of steady decline. No world region has been untouched. Throughout ...read more
22/03/2018
 - The Global Report on Food Crises brings together regional and national data and analysis into one report to provide a clear comprehensive picture of acute food ...read more
22/03/2018
 - A new report out today sounds the alarm regarding surging levels of acute hunger. Some 124 million people in 51 countries were affected by acute food ...read more
22/03/2018
 - Natural disasters are costing farmers in the developing world billions of dollars each year, with drought emerging as the most destructive in a crowded field of ...read more
15/03/2018
 - The Impact of Disasters on Agriculture and Food Security 2015 showed that a staggering 22 percent of total damage and loss from natural disasters in developing ...read more
15/03/2018
 - Pakistan is particularly vulnerable to frequent floods and droughts. Agriculture is the sector most affected by these hazards, with poor smallholder farming, pastoral and fishing communities ...read more
21/02/2018
 - As a result of protracted drought, food insecurity has increased and malnutrition rates are staggering in pastoral areas of southern and southeastern Ethiopia. Livestock production was ...read more
20/02/2018
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