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 - Key Points Good crop prospects throughout the Sahel and in West Africa, except in localized areas Uneven pastoral situation Locust situation: WARNING: swarms forming in the Sahel Floods: Niger, Chad, ...read more
18/10/2012
 - But there are hopeful signs that with extra effort the MDG target can be reached - Nearly 870 million people, or one in eight, were suffering ...read more
09/10/2012
 -  Favorable growing conditions of crops in the Sahel Desert locust situation remains of concern in Mali and Niger Situation in Mali: lack of information in northern Mali Trends in ...read more
31/08/2012
 - FAO assistance in Africa's Sahel region, struck by droughts in four of the past five years, is aimed at helping vulnerable people get through the current ...read more
20/08/2012
 - Following an alert by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme in October/November 2011 regarding a food and ...read more
26/07/2012
 - The February—May rainfall was characterized by a late onset and mixed performance throughout the horn of Africa (HoA). Exceptionally heavy rains and the consiquential flooding in western ...read more
24/07/2012
 - The long road to drought resilience - Exactly a year ago today, the United Nations announced a state of famine in southern Somalia. The six-month crisis caused ...read more
20/07/2012
 - 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
 -  Trends and directions in livelihoods, nutrition and food security in Darfur This report examines trends and directions in livelihoods, nutrition and food security across Darfur since 2005. ...read more
02/07/2012
 - Crops and livestock sectors are the most affected by the ongoing crisis in Syria. Major affected crops are the strategic crops, such as wheat and barley; fruit ...read more
15/06/2012