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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
 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - Collaboration and cooperation are central to the success of the work of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), which, among other goals, ...read more
11/06/2015
 - Southern Africa's maize harvest is expected to shrink this year by some 26 percent compared with 2014's bumper crop, a situation that could trigger food price ...read more
28/04/2015
 - The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization warned that the maize harvest in Southern Africa is expected to shrink this year by approximately 26 per cent compared ...read more
28/04/2015
 - FAO will provide food crop seeds, animal feed and drip irrigation equipment to help thousands of people in Cabo Verde whose food security and livelihoods are ...read more
18/02/2015
 - In Malawi many have fled their homes and farmlands in the southern districts of the country after usually heavy rains hit last week, sparking devastating floods. ...read more
28/01/2015
 - Farmers in southern Malawi urgently need seeds and livestock after intense flooding destroyed their fields and homes, washing away animals and crops and threatening local food ...read more
28/01/2015
 - To contribute to poverty reduction through protection of livestock assets.
31/12/2014
 - To monitor the food security conditions in the region, promote efforts to use response analysis to identify improved, better coordinated crisis responses, as well as maintain ...read more
09/12/2014
 - After a poor rainy season, parts of southern Somalia are now being hit by severe bouts of floods, further aggravating the already alarming food security situation ...read more
31/10/2014
 - For the first time, the Government of Japan is supporting FAO’s efforts in Mali to assist food-insecure households and improve their access to food during the ...read more
20/10/2014
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