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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
 - Drought is nothing new in Djibouti – since 2007, rainfall levels have been less than 75 percent of the average. However, the impact of the 2010/11 drought more
 - An unprecedented food emergency has left 4 million Somalis – about half of the country’s population – in crisis. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote more
 - On 9 July 2011, the Republic of South Sudan achieved independence, ending decades of conflict. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote d'Ivoire Democratic Republic of the more
 - To secure a minimum food production capacity by supporting agriculture and livestock operations, providing agricultural inputs and basic training for the most vulnerable populations in order more
 - Famine conditions persist in southern Somalia where 3 million people face food insecurity and require emergency life saving and livelihood support at scale. Some 750 000 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 more
 - To restore livelihoods of vulnerable families affected by drought and ensure production of basic grains for the next productive cycle.
 - 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.
 - 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 more
 - 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 more