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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
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Continued violence in South Sudan is placing limits on production and disrupting other economic activities. As food security deteriorates in many parts of the country, FAO ...read more
14/05/2015
 - April is the start of the lean season in the north of South Sudan, and communities are relying on coping strategies to pull through until the ...read more
27/04/2015
 - With abundant natural resources, South Sudan has enormous potential to overcome poverty and secure a prosperous future for its people. Agriculture, on which an estimated three-quarters ...read more
23/04/2015
 - Crop and livestock activities are extremely sensitive to climate and weather conditions. In South Sudan, over 90 percent of agricultural and livestock production depends on rainfall ...read more
07/04/2015
 - To lessen the adverse impacts of hazards, reduce vulnerability and strengthen community resilience so that countries in the region become more food secure and able to ...read more
31/03/2015
 - In the early weeks of the South Sudan crisis last year, thousands of families crossed state borders from Jonglei to Nimule, Eastern Equatoria State to escape ...read more
31/03/2015
 - Situation Overview The political crisis in South Sudan has resulted in massive fighting among rival military and tribal groups since December 2013. This situation has caused countrywide ...read more
30/03/2015
 - FAO South Sudan and DFID teams travelled to Nimule, Eastern Equatoria State to conduct a joint assessment mission for the FAO implemented and DFID funded project ...read more
17/03/2015
 - An investigation on livestock disease transmission was conducted in Nimule, South Sudan, in February 2015. A team of livestock experts from FAO and the Government of ...read more
06/03/2015
 - To generate wealth and create employment at the producer community level, as well as support capacity building and rural infrastructure development and management.
16/02/2015
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