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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - FAO is scaling up its emergency response operations in South Sudan despite problems of access and insecurity in parts of the country. The Organization has extended its emergency response more
 - Late rains and erratic weather patterns in Somalia have raised concerns over a worsening of the food security situation, as food stocks from the last, poor harvest become more
 - To increase agricultural income by improving farmers’ access to quality seeds and planting material.
 - On 15 May 2014 over 200 goats were vaccinated against PPR (Peste des Petit Ruminants) in Torit town, Eastern Equatoria state. The PPR vaccines are included more
 - FAO distributions are ongoing in South Sudan in support of food insecure communities who have been severely affected by the conflict that broke out in December more
 - To increase income and reduce food insecurity through private sector-led growth.
 - South Sudan is facing one of the worst food crises in recent history with experts predicting some parts of the country could face famine by next more
 - To improve the agricultural production and associated food and nutrition security of drought/hazard-affected smallholder farmers through the provision of high quality seed and planting materials.
 - An MAFCRD/ FAO Planting Assessment Mission visited West and Central Equatoria from 28th March to 9th April 2014 to assess the overall land preparation and planting more
 - The British government has released $13.7 million in emergency funding to FAO, in order to help conflict-affected families in South Sudan restore their agriculture-based livelihoods and more