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 - War and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation in parts of South Sudan where famine was declared today, three UN agencies warned. ...read more
20/02/2017
 - Famine has officially been declared by the South Sudanese government for some parts of the country. The UN is warning that areas hardest hit by war ...read more
20/02/2017
 - The number of food insecure people in Yemen has risen by 3 million in seven months, with an estimated 17.1 million people now struggling to feed ...read more
10/02/2017
 - Key points Yemen is facing the largest food security emergency in the world. Without immediate action, the situation is likely to worsen in 2017. An estimated 17.1 million ...read more
10/02/2017
 - With Abyei’s farming, markets and distribution networks severely disrupted due to inter-communal conflict, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) strives to reactivate the local ...read more
09/02/2017
 - With Abyei’s farming, markets and distribution networks severely disrupted due to inter-communal conflict, FAO strives to reactivate the local food economy dominated by imports and humanitarian ...read more
09/02/2017
 - Wheat farmers in Ninewa Governorate rely on selling their crops to the government for its Public Distribution System – an important social safety net entitling Iraqi ...read more
08/02/2017
 - Highlights In 2017, the food security situation in South Sudan is expected to deteriorate to unprecedented levels – the risk of famine is real for thousands of ...read more
31/01/2017
 - Key messages Restoring agricultural livelihoods is a priority to avoid a further deterioration of the food security situation of displaced people and host communities in the coming ...read more
31/01/2017
 - U Maung Chay, a 48-year-old farmer and father of six, lives in one of the poorest, conflict-prone areas of Myanmar - Rakhine State. He is a ...read more
30/01/2017