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 - For decades, chronic poverty and successive shocks have affected Chadians, causing about 4.4 million to suffer from food insecurity, of which over 1 million are severely food insecure. The population ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - FAO warned that the food security situation in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is drastically deteriorating, as conflict and instability continue. Daniele Donati, the Deputy Director of FAO Emergency and Rehabilitation Division explains ...read more
24/02/2017
 - As conflict and instability continue, the food security situation in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is drastically deteriorating, FAO warned today, as it called for swift and decisive action from ...read more
24/02/2017
 - The effects of drought continue to deepen across Somalia, where half the population – 6.2 million people – now face acute food insecurity. The IDP's in ...read more
21/02/2017
 - The number of food insecure people in Yemen has risen by 3 million in seven months, with an estimated 17.1 million people now struggling to feed ...read more
10/02/2017
 - Relative to the rest of Myanmar, Rakhine State not only has the highest level of poverty in the country but also suffers from excessive rates of malnutrition. Almost ...read more
07/02/2017
 - With funding from the Government of Japan, FAO is providing emergency livelihood support, that will allow for recovery of over 50 000 agriculture-dependent people in conflict ...read more
07/02/2017
 - The effects of drought continue to deepen across Somalia, where half the population – 6.2 million people – now face acute food insecurity. In particular, the population facing crisis ...read more
02/02/2017
 - In the Sahel, around 65 percent of the active population works in the agriculture sector and their livelihoods are therefore affected by climate change, markets and ...read more
23/12/2016
 -  While malnutrition is one of the biggest challenges to development and human well-being in many countries, rates of malnutrition, especially stunting, are significantly higher in countries ...read more
19/12/2016
 - Southern Africa is now entering the peak of the lean season following the worst El Niño-induced drought in decades. With food stocks largely depleted due to ...read more
06/12/2016
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