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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - Since July, monsoonal flooding and landslides in Myanmar – exacerbated by Cyclone Komen which made landfall in Bangladesh on 30 July – have affected 1.6 million people across 12 of ...READ MORE
 - Torrential rains since July have triggered floods and landslides across 12 of Myanmar’s 14 states and regions, affecting more than one million people. Affected communities have lost their food stocks, ...read more
25/08/2015
 - Much higher than normal rains in the last third of 2015, resulting from the El Niño climate phenomenon, could reverse many of the humanitarian and development ...read more
21/08/2015
 - Agriculture-dependent families in Maguindanao are still reeling from the residual impacts of conflict, drought and flooding that affected the province during the first half of 2015. ...read more
30/07/2015
 - Agriculture-dependent families in the central Mindanao region of the Philippines are still reeling from the residual impacts of conflict, drought and flooding that affected them during the first half of 2015.  In ...read more
30/07/2015
 - To help build the resilience of small-scale rice-, corn- and coconut-based farming communities severely affected by Typhoon Haiyan, some 40,000 households have received recovery support in the form of ...read more
30/07/2015
 - Some $20 million is urgently needed to support farmers in earthquake-hit Nepal resume agricultural activities and stave off the threat of prolonged food insecurity facing an ...read more
19/06/2015
 - Key findings This brochure presents the preliminary findings of a study of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on the impact of natural ...read more
17/05/2015
 - Agriculture at increasing risk Agriculture is a source of livelihood for over 35 percent of the world’s population. Natural hazards and disasters – such as floods, drought, ...read more
30/03/2015
 - Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector according to initial results from a new ...read more
17/03/2015
 - From the 14 to the 18 of March 2015 world leaders and the international development community will gather in Sendai, Japan for the World Conference on ...read more
17/03/2015
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