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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
 - 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
 - The Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP) provides life-saving and time-critical support to millions of crisis-affected men, women and children around the world. Three quarters of these people ...read more
30/11/2009
 - In animal health circles, it's the equivalent of the Apollo 11 moon landing: some time in the next 18 months, FAO jointly with the World Organisation for ...read more
30/11/2009
 - In Georgia, livestock production represents 60 percent of the total value of agricultural production. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, livestock ...read more
02/11/2009
 - Tropical Storm Ketsana struck the Philippines on 26 September 2009, causing the worst flooding to sweep the capital and surrounding regions in over 40 years. With ...read more
07/10/2009
 - An estimated 150 000 people in Yemen are displaced as a result of past and renewed conflict between Al Houthi rebels and the Government. Following five ...read more
03/09/2009
 - The Syrian Arab Republic is facing its third consecutive year of severe drought. In the northeast and the Badia region, the failed rains of this year ...read more
11/08/2009