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 - Thanks to a decent harvest and a strong response from the international humanitarian community, the United Nations declared an end to famine in southern Somalia in early 2012. More than ...READ MORE
 - A thriving agriculture sector is crucial to long-term peace and development in South Sudan. Up to 95 percent of the country’s population depends on farming, fishing or herding to meet ...READ MORE
 - A new study estimates that famine and severe food insecurity in Somalia claimed the lives of about 258,000 people between October 2010 and April 2012, including ...read more
03/05/2013
 - To improve food availability and access to address immediate needs and to strengthen the resilience of drought-affected communities in south-central Somalia.
13/03/2013
 - Around 3.8 million people in Somalia are in need of humanitarian assistance due to the lasting effects of the 2011 famine, climate-induced shocks, conflict and political ...read more
14/12/2012
 - Despite positive developments in South Sudan in late 2012 – the signing of breakthrough agreements on oil, trade and security with the Sudan – humanitarian needs ...read more
14/12/2012
 - Le film raconte comment des paysans de la région du Kanem, dans le sahel ouest du Tchad, arrivent grâce à l'installation d'un système d'irrigation, à travailler ...read more
20/11/2012
 - To rehabilitate productive assets and reinforce coping mechanisms of drought- and famine-affected communities in southern Somalia.
20/08/2012
 - Castro Camarada, FAO Subregional Coordinator for Eastern Africa and FAO Representative in Ethiopia to the African Union & ECA, talks about the challenges facing the Horn ...read more
02/08/2012
 - The long road to drought resilience - Exactly a year ago today, the United Nations announced a state of famine in southern Somalia. The six-month crisis caused ...read more
20/07/2012
 - Building stronger pastoralist communities in the Horn of Africa - that's the aim of the 5 million Euro project, funded by the European Union and coordinated ...read more
19/07/2012
 - To restore the agricultural and livestock production capacity of drought-affected communities in Somalia.
19/03/2012
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