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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...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
 - Living conditions for the majority of the inhabitants of Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, have been worsening considerably over the past two years, linked to the increasing ...read more
11/09/2009
 - In November 2008, the Municipality of Puerto Venecia Achi in Bolivar, an area located in the northern Colombian coast, was destroyed by the Cauca river waters. ...read more
20/03/2009
 - Following a decade of civil conflict (1996-2006), Nepal has undergone extensive political transition. The country was declared a Federal Democratic Republic on 28 May 2008, ending ...read more
16/01/2009
 - Despite the considerable progress made since 2001, Afghanistan remains an extremely poor country, with living standards that are among the lowest in the world. Some 42 ...read more
14/01/2009
 - Beginning on 13 October, Tropical Depression 16 caused widespread flooding and devastation throughout Honduras. Heavy rains, which doubled the average level of precipitation for the month ...read more
29/10/2008
 - Each year, FAO assesses the needs in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, in consultation with the relevant ministries, develops a number of project profiles in ...read more
01/10/2008
 - Between 12 and 18 August, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) was struck by the most severe flood to affect the country in about one hundred ...read more
19/09/2008
 - Striking between 15 August and 2 September, Hurricanes Fay and Gustav and Tropical Storm Hanna caused escalating devastation and human suffering throughout the ten departments of ...read more
10/09/2008
 - In August 2008, overlapping crises compounded the impact of global soaring food prices on growing food insecurity in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Unusually heavy monsoon ...read more
08/09/2008
 - Cyclones Fame and Ivan have affected more than 239 000 people in Madagascar. Striking only three weeks apart (27 January and 17 February, respectively), the cyclones ...read more
03/03/2008