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 - Consecutive years of drought have depleted food and water resources in Djibouti, stretching the ability of rural families – most of whom keep livestock – to cope. People have enough ...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
 - To contribute to livelihood protection of pastoralists in Ethiopia’s Somali and Oromia Regions through the strengthening of a comprehensive livestock disease surveillance, monitoring and reporting system. ...read more
22/08/2012
 - To improve farmers’ water management capacity and increase economic returns through irrigation farming.
21/08/2012
 - To rehabilitate productive assets and reinforce coping mechanisms of drought- and famine-affected communities in southern Somalia.
20/08/2012
 - Castro Camarada, FAO Subregional Coordinator for Eastern Africa and FAO Representative in Ethiopia to the African Union & ECA, talks about the challenges facing the Horn ...read more
02/08/2012
 - The long rains ended early with significant rainfall deficits being experienced across the eastern half of Kenya, parts of southern Somalia, northeastern Djibouti, and northeastern Ethiopia. The June ...read more
25/07/2012
 - The February—May rainfall was characterized by a late onset and mixed performance throughout the horn of Africa (HoA). Exceptionally heavy rains and the consiquential flooding in western ...read more
24/07/2012
 - The long road to drought resilience - Exactly a year ago today, the United Nations announced a state of famine in southern Somalia. The six-month crisis caused ...read more
20/07/2012
 - Building stronger pastoralist communities in the Horn of Africa - that's the aim of the 5 million Euro project, funded by the European Union and coordinated ...read more
19/07/2012
 - The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization has vaccinated nearly 14 million animals in the last one year, in a move to protect Somali livestock, the largest ...read more
17/07/2012
 - A forward-looking cash-based aid scheme designed and implemented by FAO is helping Somalis to buy food for themselves and their families immediately while also equipping them ...read more
17/07/2012