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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
 - To improve the agricultural production and associated food and nutrition security of drought/hazard-affected smallholder farmers through the provision of high quality seed and planting materials.
02/04/2014
 - An MAFCRD/ FAO Planting Assessment Mission visited West and Central Equatoria from 28th March to 9th April 2014 to assess the overall land preparation and planting ...read more
01/04/2014
 - The British government has released $13.7 million in emergency funding to FAO, in order to help conflict-affected families in South Sudan restore their agriculture-based livelihoods and ...read more
31/03/2014
 - FAO and Puntland authorities have launched the first database for Somali fishermen in decades aimed at improving management of fisheries in the Indian Ocean and the ...read more
27/03/2014
 - Dominique Burgeon, Director of FAO's Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, took part in the Emergency Directors Group (EDG) mission to South Sudan, a country facing a major ...read more
26/03/2014
 - A recent report by the United Nations says that despite a cease-fire agreement, ethnic violence has claimed thousands of lives in South Sudan. CCTV interviewed Sue ...read more
26/03/2014
 - CCTV interviews Sue Lautze FAO Head of Office in South Sudan, and asks her to shine some light on the reasons behind the violence of the ...read more
26/03/2014
 - For the first time, Somali farmers are turning themselves into suppliers of high-quality food assistance for their fellow Somali people. A new initiative backed by the ...read more
06/03/2014
 - This map of South Sudan shows the average dates of onset of suitable conditions for land preparation and planting which may be interpreted as the dates ...read more
17/02/2014
 - In order to respond to the most immediate needs of crisis-affected populations, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the Republic of ...read more
15/02/2014