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 - Consecutive years of drought have depleted food and water resources in Djibouti, stretching the ability of rural families – most of whom keep livestock – to cope. People have enough ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - This FAO Kenya Newsletter examines how an initiative on agribusiness support for smallholders is improving the livelihoods of banana farmers. As the countdown to World Food Day fast ...read more
23/07/2013
 - To ensure access to appropriate food, nutrition and livelihood security information for a broad range of stakeholders for improved emergency response and development planning.
22/07/2013
 - To ensure that available information regarding water and land allows for evidence-based decisionmaking on emergency, rehabilitation, development and natural resource management interventions.
17/07/2013
 - In this issue: Going High-Tech FAO in the Field in Kassala
01/07/2013
 - Spreading from Kenya across the rest of East and Central Africa, the Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is a serious risk to food security in the ...read more
01/07/2013
 - To strengthen the effectiveness of agriculture- and livelihood-related responses to La Niña through: enhanced leadership, better information dissemination, improved coordination, more timely and effective response and ...read more
28/06/2013
 - What is MLND? The Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is a result of a combination of two viruses, the Maize Chlorotic Mottle Virus (MCMoV) and any of ...read more
28/06/2013
 - FAO is calling for countries in the global ‘wheat belt’ to step up monitoring and prevention for wheat rusts – fungal diseases that do especially well ...read more
12/06/2013