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 - 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
 - The recent flooding in southern Malawi has submerged 35 000 hectares of cropland under water, swept away livestock and displaced some 174 000 people. The interrupted agricultural cycle threatens the ...READ MORE
 - Droughts in southern Zimbabwe are a common occurrence. Their onset is slow and may not immediately be visible, but their effects are devastating. While a lot ...read more
02/07/2014
 - In response to the 2012 food insecurity crisis in Lesotho, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Agriculture and ...read more
30/06/2014
 - A debriefing on the results of the first locust control campaign (2013/14) of the Three year Programme in response to the locust plague, was held on ...read more
27/06/2014
 - The current Malagasy Migratory Locust plague started in April 2012. Rice, other crops and pasture resources for livestock are at risk of considerable damage by the ...read more
23/06/2014
 - In June and August 2012 the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services carried out assessments that confirmed the severity of drought in some partrs of southern ...read more
18/06/2014
 - The rainy season in Madagascar is now coming to an end and weather and ecological conditions are becoming unsuitable for locust breeding. Therefore, no further massive ...read more
17/06/2014
 - Durant la troisième décade d’avril 2014, les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient que la plage optimale pluviométrique était atteinte dans la partie nord de la Grande-Île et ...read more
10/06/2014
 - Durant la deuxième décade d’avril 2014, les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient que la plage optimale pluviométrique était atteinte dans l’Aire d’invasion. Selon les besoins du Criquet ...read more
05/06/2014
 - To improve the food security for vulnerable communities in urban and peri-urban areas of Antananarivo, Antsirabe and Fianarantsoa, as well as other vulnerable communities in the ...read more
03/06/2014
 - Durant la première décade d’avril 2014, les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient que la plage optimale pluviométrique était atteinte dans toute la Grande-Île, à l’exception de l’Aire ...read more
03/06/2014