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 - Chronic poverty, years of conflict and severe climatic events, including the 2011/2012 drought in the Sahel which triggered a major food and nutrition crisis, have negatively impacted agricultural and livestock ...READ MORE
 - Recurrent floods, erratic distribution of rainfall and the influx of refugees from neighbouring countries have caused over 1.7 million people to be food insecure. Irregular and poor rainfall in recent years ...READ MORE
 - On a visit to drought-stricken Chad, Spanish football star Raúl González added his voice to urgent calls for funding to prevent a full-blown food and nutrition ...read more
28/05/2012
 -  Preparation for the 2012-2013 growing season: low donor response to the agricultural sector and humanitarian appeals in the region Crisis in Mali: household food security and situation ...read more
25/05/2012
 - Spanish football player Raúl González, who acts as a goodwill ambassador for FAO, travelled to Chad in support of joint efforts by FAO and the European ...read more
25/05/2012
 - Over 17 million people at risk of hunger - On a visit to drought-stricken Chad, Spanish football star Raúl González added his voice to urgent calls ...read more
24/05/2012
 - The food security and nutrition crisis in the Sahel will affect an estimated 18 million people this year, and has put over 1 million children at ...read more
21/05/2012
 - La crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle qui touche le Sahel frappe de manière particulière la Mauritanie dont une grande partie de la population rurale vit en extrême ...read more
16/05/2012
 - Risk of losing window of opportunity - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today warned of a major funding gap for activities planned by FAO in the ...read more
10/05/2012
 - L’étendue de la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle sévissant dans toute la région du Sahel a amené à réviser l’appel global 2012 pour le Niger. La sécheresse ...read more
07/05/2012
 - Countries of the West Africa and Sahel sub-region are regularly affected by crises that jeopardize the livelihoods and food and nutritional security of the populations. In ...read more
01/05/2012
 - Director-General addresses Regional Conference for Africa - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today that funding gaps to assist herders, agro-pastoralists and farmers in the ...read more
27/04/2012