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 - To promote the food security of school pupils and small-scale farmers’ access to institutional markets by implementing local food purchase initiatives for food assistance through a ...read more
06/07/2017
 - Preliminary assessments, conducted between mid-February and end of April 2017, have shown that approximately 356 000 hectares of crops were affected by the fall armyworm infestation ...read more
26/05/2017
 - Lewis Hove, FAO Reprensentative in South Africa, speaks about the fall armyworm outbreak in Southern Africa at PowerFM radio.
09/02/2017
 - A fall armyworm outbreak, the first emergence of the pest in southern Africa, is causing considerable crop damage in some countries. If the pest damage aggravates, ...read more
03/02/2017
 - In 2016, following El Niño-induced drought, Wilson Milambo, 46, from Zomba was unable to produce enough food for his family of eight children and a wife. ...read more
21/01/2017
 - Southern Africa is now entering the peak of the lean season following the worst El Niño-induced drought in decades. With food stocks largely depleted due to ...read more
06/12/2016
 - The livestock industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the agricultural economy, contributing approximately 40 percent of the global value of agricultural production. Most ...read more
29/11/2016
 - The sun is scorching, but clouds are slowly gathering up in the sky signalling another downpour. Bayison Zikachepa, a mother of four, walks to a seed ...read more
16/09/2016
 - The El Niño phenomenon poses a global threat to the agricultural livelihoods of millions of people. In Southern Africa, the impacts of El Niño have been felt ...read more
10/08/2016
 - In Southern Africa, the effects of the 2015/16 El Niño event continue to devastate the lives and livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers, pastoralists and agropastoralists. ...read more
28/07/2016
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