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 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - The Republic of Malawi is among the poorest countries in the world. The country is frequently hit by disasters, with many people affected by shocks such ...read more
01/05/2012
 - Countries of the West Africa and Sahel sub-region are regularly affected by crises that jeopardize the livelihoods and food and nutritional security of the populations. In ...read more
01/05/2012
 - FAO is conducting an ongoing vaccination and treatment campaign for livestock belonging to some of the most vulnerable people living in Darfur. In North Darfur, at two ...read more
30/04/2012
 - Director-General addresses Regional Conference for Africa - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today that funding gaps to assist herders, agro-pastoralists and farmers in the ...read more
27/04/2012
 -  In Mali, the food situation, already critical before the taking of the North by the rebellion, remains very uncertain Risk of deterioration to extreme food insecurity in ...read more
26/04/2012
 - To contribute to a reduction of mortality and morbidity through activities aimed at improving the food security and livelihood situation of vulnerable populations.
24/04/2012
 - In October/November 2011, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) issued an alert in response to the ...read more
20/04/2012
 - Améliorer la sécurité alimentaire des populations les plus vulnérables victimes des inondations dans les régions les plus touchées de la zone soudanienne du pays.
18/04/2012
 - FAO is calling urgently for funding to offer agricultural support to an expected flood of South Sudanese returning from the Sudan. Hundreds of thousands of people may be ...read more
13/04/2012