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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - To-date, FAO has received just USD 65 million towards its emergency interventions in response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. A further USD 95 ...read more
14/10/2011
 - To restore livelihoods of vulnerable families affected by drought and ensure production of basic grains for the next productive cycle.
13/10/2011
 - To support the livelihoods and food security of the most destitute drought-affected small farmers and herders in the northeastern and Al Badia regions of Syria.
03/10/2011
 - FAO continues to emphasize the need to work with governments and regional authorities to ensure a comprehensive response to the crisis that encompasses: (i) saving lives ...read more
30/09/2011
 - Diouf urges adequate and predictable funding for HoA region - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called for “adequate and predictable” financial resources to resolve the crisis ...read more
24/09/2011
 - An estimated 12.3 million people are currently in need of assistance in the Horn of Africa, including 146 000 people in Djibouti, 4.5 million in Ethiopia, ...read more
22/09/2011
 - Somalia remains in crisis. Areas of southern Somalia affected by famine now include the Bay region, Bakool agropastoral livelihood zone, Lower Shabelle region, agropastoral areas of ...read more
14/09/2011
 - To support vulnerable farmers affected by high food prices and drought through the provision of quality wheat seed and fertilizer for the autumn 2010 planting season ...read more
09/09/2011
 - A total of 4 million people are now in crisis in Somalia and 750 000 are at risk of death in the coming four months. Funding ...read more
07/09/2011
 - The food security situation continues to deteriorate in the Horn of Africa. Funding is urgently needed to both save lives and livelihoods, and build longer-term resilience ...read more
29/08/2011