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 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf said that with the first stage of Haiti's rescue operation now underway the country and the aid effort should simultaneously move to ...read more
21/01/2010
 - The sharp spike in hunger triggered by the global economic crisis has hit the poorest people in developing countries hardest, revealing a fragile world food system ...read more
14/10/2009
 - USD 10.2 million scheme to distribute and multiply quality seeds in Haiti has significantly increased food production in the Caribbean nation providing cheaper food for the ...read more
20/08/2009
 - High food insecurity persists in Zimbabwe in spite of improvements in agricultural production and a more liberal import policy this year, according to a report issued today by ...read more
25/06/2009
 - Because food is a basic necessity, the agriculture sector is showing more resilience to the global economic crisis than other industries. But the risks could increase ...read more
17/06/2009
 - For 25 years, civil conflict in Sri Lanka has led to large-scale population displacement and pushed millions of people into a situation of chronic poverty. In the ...read more
12/02/2009
 - Following a decade of civil conflict (1996-2006), Nepal has undergone extensive political transition. The country was declared a Federal Democratic Republic on 28 May 2008, ending ...read more
16/01/2009
 - Despite the considerable progress made since 2001, Afghanistan remains an extremely poor country, with living standards that are among the lowest in the world. Some 42 ...read more
14/01/2009
 - Another 40 million people have been pushed into hunger this year primarily due to higher food prices, according to preliminary estimates published by FAO today. This ...read more
09/12/2008
 - Soaring food and fuel prices, adverse weather conditions and declining remittances resulting from the global economic slowdown have contributed to a precarious food security situation for ...read more
05/12/2008