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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - In September 2014, despite the ongoing crisis in South Sudan, two young entrepreneurs turned ideas into action by opening “Omega” the country’s first farm-to-table restaurant. Omega ...read more
31/12/2014
 - To improve, protect and sustain food security and livelihoods of the vulnerable conflict-affected households in the target areas.
30/12/2014
 - There was a dearth of good news from South Sudan in 2014. We can end the year on one good note, however. In September 2014, despite ...read more
30/12/2014
 - Cattle movement disrupted by conflict in South Sudan. There is a growing risk of disease outbreaks.
20/12/2014
 - In an effort to increase production, availability and access to food sources in states less affected by the crisis in South Sudan, FAO and partners distributed ...read more
19/12/2014
 - Palek Island is a tiny village located about an hour off the western bank of the Nile near Terekeka county in Central Equatoria State. Not many ...read more
17/12/2014
 - To improve the food and livelihood security of IDP, returnee, vulnerable host community, refugee and pastoral households in South Sudan through increasing beneficiaries’ access to agricultural, ...read more
10/12/2014
 - To reduce the threat posed by African swine fever (ASF) and other priority transboundary animal diseases (TADs) to food safety and public health and improve livestock’s ...read more
02/12/2014
 - There are over 35 million livestock in South Sudan, including 11 million cows and 25 million goats and sheep combined. Livestock is the largest form of ...read more
28/11/2014
 - The use of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes – containing high levels of Vitamin A precursor –  as animal fodder and food for humans has been successfully tested ...read more
18/11/2014