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 -  In the past Locust crisis Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children under the ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - Women are on the front line of the agricultural system, providing major inputs to the cultivation, processing and marketing of produce. Failing to address the inequalities ...read more
02/12/2016
 - 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
02/12/2016
 - The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) donated thread and tools to allow the community in Aweil, South Sudan to produce their own ...read more
01/12/2016
 - Key messages New drought is imminent in southeastern regions. The very poor performance of the October to December rains sent shockwaves throughout southern and southeastern pastoral areas ...read more
30/11/2016
 - The livestock industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the agricultural economy, contributing approximately 40 percent of the global value of agricultural production. Most ...read more
29/11/2016
 - Ethiopia has completed the most widespread and impressive seed distribution campaign ever undertaken during an emergency in the country’s history. The Food and Agriculture Organization of ...read more
28/11/2016
 - Highlights 5.1 million people face acute food insecurity in northeast Nigeria (according to the latest Cadre harmonisé analysis released on 28 October) – immediate intervention is required ...read more
24/11/2016
 - To restore the livelihoods of identified small-scale rural farming communities, as well as groups severely affected by continued political and security crises in selected areas through ...read more
22/11/2016
 - Contribuer à l’amélioration de la résilience des bénéficiaires et à la sauvegarde des moyens d’existence des ménages vulnérables à travers la distribution d’intrants pour la valorisation ...read more
21/11/2016
 - Farmers in southern Madagascar, hit by three years of devastating drought, urgently need more support so they can plant crops in time for the December and January planting seasons, the ...read more
18/11/2016
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