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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
 - Malawi’s small-scale producers – who make up the vast majority of farmers – are struggling to produce enough to feed themselves and their families. Small landholdings, little access to credit, ...READ MORE
 - To improve the food security of vulnerable households in the agricultural regions of southern Madagascar, and more specifically to enable them to promptly recover and improve ...read more
12/11/2012
 - In Lesotho, a series of dry spells, late rains and early frost has led to an alarmingly steep reduction in agricultural yields for 2011/12. The adverse ...read more
28/09/2012
 - Heavy rainfall, long withering droughts and other natural shocks and disasters – all signs of increased climate change – have made it almost impossible for vulnerable ...read more
12/09/2012
 - To provide beneficiaries with an additional season of technical support and inputs following the 2010/11 ECHO food security—disaster risk reduction (FS-DRR) project in order to further ...read more
07/09/2012
 - ACWG Journal is published monthly by FAO Zimbabwe. In this issue: 2012/13 rainfall outlook; updating the Zimbabwe Tick Distribution Map; Update on Dipping Services; Human Wildlife Conflict; Biogas Awareness.
01/09/2012
 - The Government of Zimbabwe, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development (MoAMID), issued national guidelines to govern the provision of support to smallholder farmers ...read more
01/09/2012
 - To enable FAO Subregional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) to provide technical, coordination and operational support to governments, partners and FAO Representations and Emergency Rehabilitation ...read more
22/08/2012
 - To enhance households and national food security while combating the potential impact of climate change by promoting sound and sustainable farming practices in southern Africa.
16/08/2012
 - Stunting is common in southern Africa. It is estimated that in Lesotho about 40% of children under the age of five are stunted. To improve the ...read more
11/08/2012
 - To improve the food security of the most vulnerable farming families and strengthen farmers’ resilience to soaring food prices and recurrent natural calamities (cyclones and flooding) ...read more
10/08/2012