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 - 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
 - Even before an earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, ripped through the country in 2010, Haiti was in a protracted crisis. One of the poorest and least developed countries ...READ MORE
 - Farming families affected by the Nepal earthquakes urgently need agricultural inputs – such as seeds and grain storage bags – to harvest their standing wheat crop, ...read more
29/05/2015
 - FAO is providing much-needed seeds to Nepalese farmers affected by the devastating earthquakes of 25 April and 12 May, thanks to funding from Belgium, Italy and ...read more
28/05/2015
 - With funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation, FAO and partners in Liberia including the Ministries of Agriculture and Gender are reaching out to 3 000 households ...read more
02/03/2015
 - Under the fisheries programme, FAO is assisting 19 000 fisher households by way of repairing post-harvest facilities, providing inputs and increasing the resilience of coastal communities ...read more
06/02/2015
 - Women vegetable farmers and traders in the Koinadugu District in the north of Sierra Leone have expressed frustration over the fall in prices for their produce ...read more
05/02/2015
 - In an effort to increase production, availability and access to food sources in states less affected by the crisis in South Sudan, FAO and partners distributed ...read more
19/12/2014
 - Palek Island is a tiny village located about an hour off the western bank of the Nile near Terekeka county in Central Equatoria State. Not many ...read more
17/12/2014
 - Through FAO’s voucher programme, women farmers in Zimbabwe – often the most vulnerable households – were able to start vegetable farming as a business, giving them ...read more
26/11/2014
 - The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in March 2014 has had tremendous negative impacts on all aspects of life in Liberia. Two separate Food and ...read more
21/11/2014
 - The FAO Ebola Emergency Response Coordinator and FAO Representative in Senegal, Vincent Martin, arrived in Liberia on Monday on a three-day technical backstopping mission, and met ...read more
13/11/2014
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