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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
 - The recent flooding in southern Malawi has submerged 35 000 hectares of cropland under water, swept away livestock and displaced some 174 000 people. The interrupted agricultural cycle threatens the ...READ MORE
 - Malagasy Migratory Locust swarm observed on 26/09/2013 at 115km northwest of Tsiroanomandidy (45,4°E/17,9°S) at around 3:00 p.m. This swarm flew over the survey team for more than ...read more
18/10/2013
 - To create a conducive environment that reduces the dependence of vulnerable rural communal households on humanitarian assistance and improves their livelihood outcomes.
18/10/2013
 - SOMMAIRE Situation écométéorologique Situation acridienne Situation agro-socio-économique Situation antiacridienne Annexes
17/10/2013
 - As many as 4 million people in rural areas of Madagascar are food insecure following this year's reduced harvest. Production of rice – the Indian Ocean ...read more
09/10/2013
 - An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM), including both financial and technical support from IFAD and the Ministry of Agriculture (MinAgri), visited Madagascar from ...read more
09/10/2013
 - This video shows some of the activities that FAO is implementing in the field to support rural communities in areas that are periodically affected by natural ...read more
02/10/2013
 - During the past few weeks, prevailing southwesterly winds and vegetation drying-­‐out favored the movement of swarms from the outbreak area (southwest of Madagascar) towards the western ...read more
26/09/2013
 - A locust control campaign is starting in Madagascar against a plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust, which threatens the food security and livelihoods of 13 million ...read more
23/09/2013
 - Madagascar is prone to natural disasters, including drought, flooding, cyclones and locust crises. The current locust plague began in April 2012, following a twoyear upsurge that ...read more
19/09/2013
 - Améliorer la nutrition des ménages en situation d’insécurité alimentaire dans les zones touchées par les inondations dans les districts de Thaba Tseka, Mokhotlong et Qacha’s Nek. ...read more
17/09/2013