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 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the right inputs and ...READ MORE
 - Concerns about the impact of Ebola on vulnerable populations in Liberia have now been confirmed today in a new report released today by FAO. According to ...read more
23/09/2014
 - BACKGROUND The past six months have witnessed an unprecedented Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak that has affected five countries in West Africa. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone ...read more
23/09/2014
 - Permettre aux populations de la partie durement éprouvée par la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle de l’année 2012 (Nord, Plateau-Central et Sahel) de sauvegarder et reconstituer leur ...read more
16/09/2014
 - From 8 to 10 September 2014, was held in Banjul, The Gambia, the regional consultation on the mid-term assessment of the agropastoral season and the 2014-2015 ...read more
14/09/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are struggling to contain the world’s deadliest recorded outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Some cases have also been reported ...read more
08/09/2014
 - Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, ...read more
06/09/2014
 - In Liberia, the first ever outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) was reported in late March 2014 in Lofa County which is on the border ...read more
05/09/2014
 - To improve the food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations affected by food shortages through the increase of food availability and diet variety.
04/09/2014
 - Highlights The 2014 main crop harvesting season is about to start and faces difficulties mainly due to labour shortages as a result of movement restrictions following the ...read more
04/09/2014
 - Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, ...read more
02/09/2014