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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...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
 - During the month of June 2014, up to 106 farmers practicing Conservation Agriculture (CA) had the opportunity to exchange views, experiences and ideas with other farmers ...read more
16/09/2014
 - During the month of June 2014, up to106 farmers practicing Conservation Agriculture (CA) had the opportunity to exchange views, experiences and ideas with other farmers during ...read more
14/09/2014
 - In the arid Sahel region, the rainy season is a precious time of the year for cultivators. It is a crucial time also for the FAO, ...read more
27/08/2014
 - Droughts cause poor harvests, Zimbabwean smallholders receive payout Smallholder farmers in Africa have long borne the brunt of the adverse effects of global climate change. They are ...read more
21/08/2014
 - In the period April to June 2014, 260 teachers from primary and secondary schools from all ten districts of Lesotho participated in training on Conservation Agriculture ...read more
14/07/2014
 - In response to the 2012 food insecurity crisis in Lesotho, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Agriculture and ...read more
30/06/2014
 - Conservation agriculture includes the following steps: Step 1: Field layout Step 2: Digging the planting basins Step 3: Adding fertilizer and/or compost Step 4: Planting Step 5: Manual weeding and thinning Step ...read more
25/04/2014
 - FAO senior officials met today with a high level clerical delegation working in the Central African Republic to talk about FAO’s work in the country and ...read more
26/03/2014
 - Conservation agriculture systems utilize soils for the production of crops with the aim of reducing excessive mixing of the soil and maintaining crop residues on the ...read more
13/03/2014
 - FAO Bangui, Pierre Vauthier provides update on immediate needs to restore agricultural activities in order to ensure food security in the Central African Republic.
21/02/2014
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