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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - IPC projection map of acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan from 01/05 to 31/07/2015. Click on the Counties for more details.
28/05/2015
 - IPC map of acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan from 01/04 to 30/04/2015. Click on the Counties for more details.
28/05/2015
 - As the main planting season here begins, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is accelerating its efforts to get vital seeds, tools and other materials ...read more
14/05/2015
 - Continued violence in South Sudan is placing limits on production and disrupting other economic activities. As food security deteriorates in many parts of the country, FAO ...read more
14/05/2015
 - To strengthen Disaster Risk Management Agriculture Task Forces (DRM ATFs) in order to improve the management and coordination of agriculture- and livelihood-related disasters in Ethiopia.
06/05/2015
 - An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited South Sudan from 2 to 14 February 2015 to estimate cereal production during 2014 and assess ...read more
06/05/2015
 - April is the start of the lean season in the north of South Sudan, and communities are relying on coping strategies to pull through until the ...read more
27/04/2015
 - Unsafe food causes considerable morbidity and mortality. More than 200 diseases are spread through food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, natural toxins, pesticides, and chemical or ...read more
27/04/2015
 - Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is expected to improve food security, livestock genetics and better flock ...read more
23/04/2015
 - With abundant natural resources, South Sudan has enormous potential to overcome poverty and secure a prosperous future for its people. Agriculture, on which an estimated three-quarters ...read more
23/04/2015