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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
 - Key points Normal start to the 2012-2013 growing season Desert locust threat in the Sahel Situation in Mali: 175 000 IDPs, 250 000 refugees and a lack of information ...read more
20/07/2012
 - 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
16/07/2012
 - Following unusual rains in late 2011 and early 2012, Desert Locust infestations were first reported in southwest Libya and in southeast Algeria in January 2012. Despite insecurity ...read more
26/06/2012
 - A food crisis is sweeping across the Sahel. Late, erratic rainfall, high food prices, displacement and chronic poverty have pushed more than 19 million people into ...read more
22/06/2012
 - FAO's quarterly forecast of agricultural production and food security gives an overall positive outlook for cereal production worldwide, but warns that several regions of the world ...read more
13/06/2012
 - Key Points Overall, normal start of the growing season in the Sahel  Locust numbers increase in Mali and Niger  Food security situation of concern in northern Mali  International and regional ...read more
01/06/2012
 - To fight the causes of child and maternal malnutrition, the four UN agencies FAO, WFP, UNFPA and UNICEF, support the Government of the Niger and its ...read more
01/06/2012
 - Pour attaquer les causes de la malnutrition infantile et maternelle, les quatre agences des Nations Unies suivantes : FAO, PAM, UNFPA et UNICEF soutiennent le Gouvernement ...read more
30/05/2012
 - Le partenariat de la FAO et du PAM : réponse humanitaire et renforcement de la résilience des populations vulnérables. La FAO et le PAM travaillent ensemble ...read more
28/05/2012
 - 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