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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 - Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - FAO and WFP publish new assessment report - A nationwide assessment by two United Nations agencies shows an increase in staple food production in the Democratic more
 - Additional $11 million needed to support typhoon-affected farmers to clear land, clean canals and ensure harvests for 2014 - Immediate assistance from the international community for Philippine farmers more
 - Regions most severely affected by the typhoon account for one-third of the total rice production in the country - Hundreds of thousands of farmers in the Philippines whose crops more
 - Livelihoods and food security at risk – FAO calls for $24 million for immediate interventions FAO is mobilizing support to the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon more
 - This FAO Kenya Newsletter examines our World Food Day activities including the inaugural Media Awards. There are also reports on how sorghum farming is improving livelihoods more
 - To strengthen the livelihoods of beneficiary households by improving their productive capacities through the implementation of new production techniques for gardens.
 - Highlights of this issue: DIPECHO III is up and running, see some of the achievements so far, Government gives CA in Lesotho a Big Boost, How CA changed a more
 - British development agency donates £10 million for humanitarian projects - The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) is donating £10 million to FAO humanitarian projects more
 - To improve soil moisture retention and health through sensitization and coordination of minimum tillage adoption and associated improved CA practices.
 - To create a conducive environment that reduces the dependence of vulnerable rural communal households on humanitarian assistance and improves their livelihood outcomes.