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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - An unprecedented food emergency has left 4 million Somalis – about half of the country’s population – in crisis. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote ...read more
13/12/2011
 - On 9 July 2011, the Republic of South Sudan achieved independence, ending decades of conflict. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote d'Ivoire Democratic Republic of the ...read more
13/12/2011
 - To secure a minimum food production capacity by supporting agriculture and livestock operations, providing agricultural inputs and basic training for the most vulnerable populations in order ...read more
29/11/2011
 - Famine conditions persist in southern Somalia where 3 million people face food insecurity and require emergency life saving and livelihood support at scale. Some 750 000 ...read more
09/11/2011
 - To-date, FAO has received just USD 65 million towards its emergency interventions in response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. A further USD 95 ...read more
14/10/2011
 - To restore livelihoods of vulnerable families affected by drought and ensure production of basic grains for the next productive cycle.
13/10/2011
 - To support the livelihoods and food security of the most destitute drought-affected small farmers and herders in the northeastern and Al Badia regions of Syria.
03/10/2011
 - FAO continues to emphasize the need to work with governments and regional authorities to ensure a comprehensive response to the crisis that encompasses: (i) saving lives ...read more
30/09/2011
 - Diouf urges adequate and predictable funding for HoA region - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called for “adequate and predictable” financial resources to resolve the crisis ...read more
24/09/2011
 - An estimated 12.3 million people are currently in need of assistance in the Horn of Africa, including 146 000 people in Djibouti, 4.5 million in Ethiopia, ...read more
22/09/2011