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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 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
 - Beginning in late July 2010, Pakistan experienced record monsoon rains, resulting in the most severe flooding in living history.  While damage assessments are ongoing, over 14 ...read more
11/08/2010
 - The video explains how FAO, in close collaboration with Ministries, local authorities and NGO's has supported llamas vulnerable producers belonging to 352 rural communities characterized as ...read more
15/07/2010
 - During 2009/10, Mongolia faced its most severe winter in nearly five decades. Over 7.8 million head of livestock have died due to the extreme cold and ...read more
11/05/2010
 - Welcome to the second issue of the FAO - Uganda Information Bulletin in 2010. Farmer Field Schools have proven to be an effective farmer-led extension methodology ...read more
03/05/2010
 - Interview with Mustapha Niasse, FAO-Emergency operations coordinator (Niger). The causes of the situation.
21/04/2010
 - FAO is stepping up aid to herders and pastoralists in Niger and Chad amid a growing food crisis caused by last year’s poor rains that have ...read more
21/04/2010
 - Map of the annual income from the sale of own livestock products in Haiti after the earthquake in 2010.
10/02/2010
 - The humanitarian situation in northwestern Pakistan has deteriorated significantly since mid-2008. In several areas of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ...read more
09/02/2010
 - Temperatures plunging to -50°C have killed 1.7 million head of livestock in Mongolia, threatening the livelihoods of 21 000 herder families and putting them at risk of ...read more
02/02/2010
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) aims to strengthen livelihoods and increase household and community resilience before disasters through measures to avoid ...read more
01/01/2010