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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
 - Malawi’s small-scale producers – who make up the vast majority of farmers – are struggling to produce enough to feed themselves and their families. Small landholdings, little access to credit, ...READ MORE
 - To safeguard the food security of the rural communities in Madagascar affected by the locust upsurge and already weakened by a bad agricultural season in 2009/10. ...read more
12/07/2013
 - Donors for the FAO emergency projects during their field visits in Lesotho.
02/07/2013
 - In Mvera, Dowa district in Malawi, the farmers of Kaso Producers & Marketing Cooperative Society know very well what FAO and WFP collaboration means, as it ...read more
28/06/2013
 - Madagascar is in the grips of a largely uncontrolled locust plague and risks a serious food crisis. A large-scale emergency control campaign urgently requires a minimum ...read more
26/06/2013
 - The up-scaling of Conservation Agriculture (CA) in Lesotho has recently taken a step forward with the launch of the new strategy in Maphuts’eng, Mohale’s Hoek. This ...read more
25/06/2013
 - Late January 2013 an African Armyworm outbreak has been reported in Lesotho. 8 districts of a total of 10 have reported infestation of African Armyworm, a ...read more
21/06/2013
 - Locusts have already infested over half of the island nation’s cultivated land and livestock pastures. Some 13 million people’s food security and livelihoods are at stake, ...read more
21/06/2013
 - To create a conducive environment which reduces the dependency of vulnerable rural communal households on humanitarian assistance and improves their livelihood outcomes.
21/06/2013
 -  Since April 2012, Madagascar has been facing a serious locust plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust, that threatens the livelihoods of 13 million people in the ...read more
20/06/2013
 - Alarming statistics show that 725 000 Basotho are considered to be food insecure after the poor harvest recorded in 2012. This represents a staggering 39% of ...read more
17/06/2013