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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
 -  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
 - There was a dearth of good news from South Sudan in 2014. We can end the year on one good note, however. In September 2014, despite ...read more
30/12/2014
 - Cattle movement disrupted by conflict in South Sudan. There is a growing risk of disease outbreaks.
20/12/2014
 - In an effort to increase production, availability and access to food sources in states less affected by the crisis in South Sudan, FAO and partners distributed ...read more
19/12/2014
 - Palek Island is a tiny village located about an hour off the western bank of the Nile near Terekeka county in Central Equatoria State. Not many ...read more
17/12/2014
 - To monitor the food security conditions in the region, promote efforts to use response analysis to identify improved, better coordinated crisis responses, as well as maintain ...read more
09/12/2014
 - There are over 35 million livestock in South Sudan, including 11 million cows and 25 million goats and sheep combined. Livestock is the largest form of ...read more
28/11/2014
 - The use of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes – containing high levels of Vitamin A precursor –  as animal fodder and food for humans has been successfully tested ...read more
18/11/2014
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today appointed Jacques Diouf as Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa and the Sahel. In his new role, the former ...read more
12/11/2014
 -  Dr. Sue Lautze's, FAO Representative South Sudan, speech during World Food Day 2014 in South Sudan.
12/11/2014
 - IPC projection map of acute food insecurity situation overview in Sudan from 01/11 to 31/12/2014.
01/11/2014