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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
 -  In the past El Niño 2015-16 Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of ...READ MORE
 - FAO is working with the government of Peru to assist some 7,000 mostly small-scale farmers restore their capacity to produce crops and feed their families in the wake ...read more
18/05/2017
 - Six months after the destructive floods that destroyed planted rice paddy, villagers from Shwe Hlay in Magway Region in Myanmar’s Dry Zone are now able to ...read more
14/03/2017
 - To strengthen the monitoring system and the integration of the national disaster early warning system (NDEWS) at all three levels of government by developing institutional and ...read more
08/02/2017
 - 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
 - U Maung Chay, a 48-year-old farmer and father of six, lives in one of the poorest, conflict-prone areas of Myanmar - Rakhine State. He is a ...read more
30/01/2017
 - Key points An estimated 90 000 people were affected by El Niño (heavy rains, strong winds, floods and landslides) in late 2015 and early 2016, and now ...read more
05/01/2017
 - Key points An estimated 90 000 people were affected by El Niño (heavy rains, strong winds, floods and landslides) in late 2015 and early 2016, and now ...read more
15/11/2016
 - 4,793 farmer families in Pakistan now have improved access to irrigation water, 2,400 farmer families and small holders have adopted Conservation Agriculture technology and practices, 1,200 ...read more
20/09/2016
 - In 2015, drought exacerbated by El Niño ravaged Ethiopia’s highlands and lowlands, resulting in crop failure and wide-scale animal losses. To counter the devastating impact on the vulnerable smallholder farmers ...read more
16/08/2016
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