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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...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
 - To enable vulnerable, severely food-insecure flood-affected farming families to resume the critical agricultural production cycle through provision of inputs for Rabi 2011 planting.
06/08/2013
 - FAO officials visit beneficiaries in Lesotho.
06/08/2013
 - Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools (JFFLS) are a simple methodology for teaching vulnerable children and young people about farming, entrepreneurial skills and how to take ...read more
31/07/2013
 - To promote the equal rights, but different needs of women, FAO has been supporting women’s cooperatives that manufacture cottage industry products across the West Bank and ...read more
26/07/2013
 - This FAO Kenya Newsletter examines how an initiative on agribusiness support for smallholders is improving the livelihoods of banana farmers. As the countdown to World Food Day fast ...read more
23/07/2013
 - To protect and improve the livelihoods and food security levels of poor rural families through enhancing rainwater harvesting and management for agricultural purposes and job/income opportunities. ...read more
18/07/2013
 - “We are very happy with conservation agriculture and we try to convince other farmers to join the team!” In the village of Marakabei, in the Butha-Buthe ...read more
17/07/2013
 - To safeguard the food security of the rural communities in Madagascar affected by the locust upsurge and already weakened by a bad agricultural season in 2009/10. ...read more
12/07/2013
 - The up-scaling of Conservation Agriculture (CA) in Lesotho has recently taken a step forward with the launch of the new strategy in Maphuts’eng, Mohale’s Hoek. This ...read more
25/06/2013
 - Alarming statistics show that 725 000 Basotho are considered to be food insecure after the poor harvest recorded in 2012. This represents a staggering 39% of ...read more
17/06/2013