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 - 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
 - Malawi’s small-scale producers – who make up the vast majority of farmers – are struggling to produce enough to feed themselves and their families. Small landholdings, little access to credit, ...READ MORE
 - In Madagascar, the battle against an ongoing plague of locusts risks being lost as funds to continue operations to subdue widespread infestations of the crop-hungry insects ...read more
21/01/2015
 - The livelihoods of up to 13 million people in Madagascar continue to be threatened by plagues of migratory locusts. As FAO renews calls for further funding ...read more
21/01/2015
 - In Madagascar, the battle against an ongoing plague of locusts risks being lost as funds for continuing operations run out. Failure to carry through the joint ...read more
21/01/2015
 - The plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust began in April 2012 in Madagascar, in a context where food insecurity and malnutrition rates were already high. Given ...read more
20/01/2015
 - These two maps illustrate how the locust situation in Madagascar improved after one year of large-scale aerial control operations.   Legend     Outside of the Malagasy Migratory Locust distribution ...read more
15/01/2015
 - Durant la 1ère décade de novembre, les informations pluviométriques restaient hétérogènes : les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient qu'au nord d'une ligne reliant Mandritsara (AINS-HT) à Vangaindrano (AIE-C), ...read more
14/01/2015
 - Recently, farmers in Lesotho have been consistently obtaining low yields from their staple crops. This has affected food production as well as considerably reducing incomes. The causes ...read more
09/01/2015
 - To contribute to poverty reduction through protection of livestock assets.
31/12/2014
 - Durant la 3ème décade, les informations disponibles concernant la pluviosité étaient contradictoires : selon les estimations de FEWS-NET (figure 1), les pluies étaient abondantes dans la majeure ...read more
17/12/2014
 - One year on from the outbreak of violence in South Sudan, the country has devolved into two worlds: the areas affected by conflict, mostly in Greater ...read more
16/12/2014
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