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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
 - The Peace Agreement has been signed, but its impact on the conflict and economic situation is difficult to foresee. Displaced populations in southern Unity State remain ...read more
14/09/2015
 - To improve household food and nutrition security and help drought and flood-affected smallholder farmers rebuild their livelihoods and build resilience against future shocks.
10/09/2015
 - Widespread acute malnutrition persists across Somalia and large numbers of people will be acutely food insecure through December 2015, following below average cereal harvests in crop ...read more
01/09/2015
 - To build the capacity of the Ministry of Agriculture through the development of standard training manuals on nutrition-sensitive agriculture and provision of trainings to agriculture development ...read more
26/08/2015
 - The crop planting assessment, conducted by FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Cooperatives and Rural Development in South Sudan, covers rainfall performance, area planted, input ...read more
25/08/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a longstanding history in South Sudan, with both humanitarian and development programmes dating back to ...read more
24/08/2015
 - Cattle are a symbol of status and wealth in South Sudan, where livestock represent a source of food (particularly milk), social capital and a form of ...read more
24/08/2015
 - Much higher than normal rains in the last third of 2015, resulting from the El Niño climate phenomenon, could reverse many of the humanitarian and development ...read more
21/08/2015
 - FAO South Sudan team Nyabenyi Tipo, Deputy FAOR for Programmes and Mario Zappacosta, Economist spoke to Radio Miraya with South Sudan's Food Security Council Secretary-General John ...read more
17/08/2015
 - The livestock crisis continues to deepen and spread in South Sudan. Last December, FAO warned of a “silent emergency” as the ongoing conflict and instability undermined ...read more
17/08/2015