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 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the right inputs and ...READ MORE
 - Since the outbreak of post-election violence in neighbouring Cote d’Ivoire in late 2010, more than 200,000 refugees subsequently sought asylum in Liberia, settling in the bordering ...read more
02/07/2012
 - Following unusual rains in late 2011 and early 2012, Desert Locust infestations were first reported in southwest Libya and in southeast Algeria in January 2012. Despite insecurity ...read more
26/06/2012
 - Le Mali, à l’instar d’autres pays du Sahel, traverse actuellement une crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle de très grande envergure due à une combinaison de pluies sporadiques, ...read more
15/06/2012
 - A Food and Agriculture Organization project is working to reduce food losses in the Republic of the Gambia, where two years of crop failures and soaring ...read more
12/06/2012
 - To reduce household vulnerability to food insecurity through the coordination of emergency response and rehabilitation in the field of food security, and by capitalizing on lessons ...read more
04/06/2012
 - Key Points Overall, normal start of the growing season in the Sahel  Locust numbers increase in Mali and Niger  Food security situation of concern in northern Mali  International and regional ...read more
01/06/2012
 - To fight the causes of child and maternal malnutrition, the four UN agencies FAO, WFP, UNFPA and UNICEF, support the Government of the Niger and its ...read more
01/06/2012
 - Pour attaquer les causes de la malnutrition infantile et maternelle, les quatre agences des Nations Unies suivantes : FAO, PAM, UNFPA et UNICEF soutiennent le Gouvernement ...read more
30/05/2012
 - Le partenariat de la FAO et du PAM : réponse humanitaire et renforcement de la résilience des populations vulnérables. La FAO et le PAM travaillent ensemble ...read more
28/05/2012
 - Key Points Preparation for the 2012-2013 growing season: low donor response to the agricultural sector and humanitarian appeals in the region Crisis in Mali: household food security and ...read more
25/05/2012