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 - Consecutive years of drought have depleted food and water resources in Djibouti, stretching the ability of rural families – most of whom keep livestock – to cope. People have enough ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Around 3.8 million people in Somalia are in need of humanitarian assistance due to the lasting effects of the 2011 famine, climate-induced shocks, conflict and political ...read more
14/12/2012
 - Despite positive developments in South Sudan in late 2012 – the signing of breakthrough agreements on oil, trade and security with the Sudan – humanitarian needs ...read more
14/12/2012
 - Over 6.9 million Sudanese are currently in need of humanitarian assistance. Recurrent natural disasters, continued conflict and low levels of domestic food production, combined with a ...read more
14/12/2012
 - To increase the food security of 23 573 households (117 865 people) in East and West Hararghe zones of Oromiya and the Gamo Gofa zone of ...read more
03/12/2012
 - Suweisra Mohamed waves a thick dry camel bone with an assuring smile. "This is now worth lots of dollars," she says, brandishing the dense and neatly ...read more
29/11/2012
 - The project objective was to improve livelihoods in the targeted drought-affected communities in the Mwingi District of Kenya.
27/11/2012
 - In this issue: Season Update: promising harvest, livestock movement and disease monitoring; FSL Sector News; Caution Over Foreign Land Deals; FAO Focus: Healthier Herds; Global Food Outlook.
01/11/2012
 - To increase resilience of vulnerable livestock households to disaster risks.
22/10/2012
 - Following the long rains, some areas of concern have emerged with regard to the food security outlook in Kenya. A poor rainy season in some areas ...read more
01/10/2012
 - This month FAO marked World Food Day, an important day set aside each year to reflect on food security issues and ways FAO and its development ...read more
01/10/2012