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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 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
 - To strengthen the resilience of 1 800 vulnerable households (9 000 people) affected by the impact of drought and chronic food insecurity in the communes of ...read more
10/08/2012
 - To reduce vulnerability and risk to food security by building strong and resilient livelihoods among the most vulnerable rural households in the southern Africa region.
10/08/2012
 - To improve decision-making processes for conservation agriculture (CA) by various stakeholders and at different levels of implementation in Angola, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa. ...read more
09/08/2012
 - An estimated 70% of Lesotho’s population is dependent on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods, meaning that most people are vulnerable to climate change. This is made ...read more
15/07/2012
 - To contribute to the improvement of livelihood security of small-scale communal households in three selected districts of Zimbabwe.
25/06/2012
 - The economy of Zimbabwe – a country once considered the breadbasket of southern Africa – is beginning to turn around after a decade-long recession that saw ...read more
11/06/2012