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 - Key messages Rural livelihoods are people’s best defence against famine. Interventions that reinforce rural livelihoods meet immediate food needs, mitigate displacement pressures, reduce the overall humanitarian burden ...read more
04/12/2017
 - Key messages Some 6.5 million people are food insecure and a further 4 million are at risk – twice as many as last year – due to ...read more
25/11/2017
 - The protracted conflict and ongoing economic crisis in Iraq has left 3.2 million people food insecure, including those who depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Violence ...read more
08/11/2017
 - Kenya is currently experiencing one of the worst food security crises in recent years due to a prolonged drought. Back-to-back failed rainy seasons have eroded community ...read more
01/11/2017
 - In recognition of the challenges faced by pastoralist communities, the Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and ...read more
31/10/2017
 - 46 year-old Mlongo Mwanyasi depends on her livestock – a livelihood and tradition inherited from her forefathers that she has kept going. Her animals’ health is ...read more
26/10/2017
 - With three consecutive rains failed in his county, 51-year-old Harrison Kazungu Karisa became increasingly concerned. The poor rains resulted in drier conditions, reduced pasture and limited ...read more
26/10/2017
 - Kenya is currently experiencing one of the worst food security crises in recent years due to a prolonged drought. Back-to-back failed rainy seasons have eroded community ...read more
26/10/2017
 - Towards the end of 2016, Kenya was facing a growing threat of drought. Across the Horn of Africa, failure of the 2016 short rains (October–December) in ...read more
25/10/2017
 - FAO has launched an emergency animal health campaign across Iraq’s Mosul area, which was recently retaken from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). ...read more
23/10/2017
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