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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
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is to provide FAO with USD 16 million to support wheat planting, prevent further livestock losses and de-silt irrigation ...read more
23/09/2010
 - Over the course of seven weeks, flooding in Pakistan has affected over 20 million people across 160 000 km2. The record monsoon rains caused rivers to overflow ...read more
17/09/2010
 - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), and the World Food Programme (WFP) are working together to address urgent  food ...read more
15/09/2010
 - The scale of losses to the agriculture sector caused by the Pakistan floods is unprecedented and further unfolding. Approximately 80 percent of people in the flood-affected ...read more
10/09/2010
 - The scale of losses to the agriculture sector caused by the Pakistan floods is unprecedented and further unfolding. Approximately 4 out of 5 people in the ...read more
03/09/2010
 - FAO today called for more international funds to save the upcoming wheat planting season in Pakistan where floods covering land half the size of Italy have wiped out ...read more
01/09/2010
 - Interview with Daniele Donati, Chief, FAO Emergency Operations, Asia, Near East, Europe and Special Emergencies.
01/09/2010
 - Beginning on 22 July 2010, Pakistan was struck by torrential monsoon rains, causing the most severe floods in living memory. According to official estimates to date, ...read more
26/08/2010
 - Millions of livestock have been affected by the floods in Pakistan and are badly in need of food and medicine, FAO said today. Around 200 000 cows, sheep, ...read more
20/08/2010
 - Heavy monsoon rains struck Pakistan between late July and August 2010, triggering the most catastrophic flooding in living history. The floods have affected 15.4 million people, ...read more
17/08/2010