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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
 - On 7 March, staff from FAO Zimbabwe were at FAO headquarters to share with colleagues their recent experiences in piloting an electronic voucher project for agricultural ...read more
19/03/2012
 - Since 2002, the humanitarian community in Zimbabwe has supported smallholder farmers through free direct input distributions. However, thanks to positive macro-economic and food security conditions, the ...read more
14/03/2012
 - A team from FAO Zimbabwe will be on hand to share their experiences and to unveil newly published guidelines on the use of electronic vouchers for ...read more
06/03/2012
 - Since 2002, the humanitarian community in Zimbabwe has supported smallholder farmers through free direct input distributions. However, thanks to positive macro-economic and food security conditions, the ...read more
02/03/2012
 - Conventional methods of land preparation and cropping practices can contribute to the degradation of soils and have limited efforts to raise agricultural production beyond subsistence levels ...read more
01/01/2012
 - To strengthen and consolidate the current systems that produce agriculture and food security information and increase the capacity of the Government and other institutions through the ...read more
30/12/2011
 - FAO and European Union help strengthen Mozambique’s seed sector - FAO has assisted Mozambique in stepping up quality seed production to increase crop yields, something that ...read more
29/12/2011
 - To improve the livelihood security of small-scale communal farming households in selected districts of Zimbabwe.
16/12/2011
 - Zimbabwe, once known as Africa’s breadbasket, has faced recurrent food shortages since 2001. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote d'Ivoire Democratic Republic of the Congo Djibouti Haiti Kenya Liberia Niger Philippines Somalia South Sudan Sudan West ...read more
13/12/2011