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 - New drought across swathes of southern Ethiopia may jeopardize the East African nation's restoration of food security after the worst agricultural seasons in decades unless urgent ...read more
17/01/2017
 - Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, explains that while an impressive government-led humanitarian effort has sharply reduced the number of hungry during the ...read more
17/01/2017
 - Highlights Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have halved since last year owing to generally average crop production, wide-scalehumanitarian coverage and proactive Government response in 2016. Food insecurity levels remain ...read more
17/01/2017
 - FAO’s Rapid Results Drought Response Plan addresses the most time-sensitive needs of rural families across Somalia. In 2016, Somalia’s two main rainy seasons were poor, both ...read more
16/01/2017
 - Farming and fishing families in Mindanao are no stranger to both natural and human-induced disasters. For over four decades now, their lives and livelihoods have been ...read more
13/01/2017
 - IPC map of acute food insecurity situation overview in Somalia from 01/01 to 31/01/2017.
10/01/2017
 -  Drought is a reality in Kenya, like in the rest of the Horn of Africa, and it is occurring with greater frequency. FAO Kenya is helping ...read more
01/01/2017
 - Countries in the Horn of Africa are likely to see a rise in hunger and further decline of local livelihoods in the coming months, as farming ...read more
20/12/2016
 - Close to 12 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are in need of food assistance, as farming families struggle with the knock-on effects of multiple ...read more
20/12/2016
 - The 2015/16 agricultural season was the driest that Southern Africa has experienced in 35 years. With 70 percent of the region’s population dependent on agriculture for ...read more
14/12/2016