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 - An outbreak of wheat rust disease in critical wheat-growing regions of Ethiopia is threatening recent crop production gains in parts of the country, following a long ...read more
08/11/2016
 - Situation overview The 2015/16 agricultural season in Southern Africa was the driest in 35 years. In a region where over 70 percent of the population is dependent ...read more
30/10/2016
 - The impact of severe El Niño-induced drought on crop production in southern Madagascar, where nearly 850 000 people are acutely food insecure, is likely to persist into ...read more
27/10/2016
 - The impact of severe repeated droughts and this year’s El Nino on crop production in Southern Madagascar, has resulted in 1.4 million food insecure people. Dominique ...read more
27/10/2016
 - Key messages State of Emergency declared amid social unrest. The Government of Ethiopia declared a State of Emergency in October in response to a wave of protests ...read more
26/10/2016
 - Following findings from a recent food security assessment across southern Madagascar, UN agencies are scaling up closely coordinated efforts to prevent an already dire situation from ...read more
20/10/2016
 - In less than a year, Holo Molo has lost more than a third of his livestock. The father of 14 living in the chronically drought-prone woreda ...read more
11/10/2016
 - Ethiopia is about to complete one of the largest and most successful seed distribution campaigns in the country's history, aimed at helping farmers to stay on ...read more
10/10/2016
 -  In the past Locust crisis El Niño 2015-16 Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day ...read more
03/10/2016
 - The sun is scorching, but clouds are slowly gathering up in the sky signalling another downpour. Bayison Zikachepa, a mother of four, walks to a seed ...read more
16/09/2016