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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
 - The Horn of Africa (HoA) is one of the most food-insecure regions in the world. The 2011 drought affected more than 13 million people at the ...read more
24/05/2013
 - They say information is power; in South Sudan, information is life. Today, FAO launched a $9 million project on information for decision making for food and nutrition ...read more
24/05/2013
 - To protect the lives and livelihoods of flood-affected households in five woredas of eastern Amhara Region, through the provision of physical and biological flood mitigation measures ...read more
21/05/2013
 - The Integrated Food Security Project (IFSP) in Sudan has achieved several recent milestones in its first four months of implementation. The USD 10 million project is ...read more
16/05/2013
 - A new study estimates that famine and severe food insecurity in Somalia claimed the lives of about 258,000 people between October 2010 and April 2012, including ...read more
03/05/2013
 - The Junior Farmer Field and Life School is a training approach designed to empower vulnerable youth and provide them with the livelihood options and gender-sensitive skills ...read more
02/05/2013
 - In the Kakuma refugee camp and its host communities, in north-western Kenya, children are at risk of diseases, gender-based violence and malnutrition. In response to this ...read more
02/05/2013
 - How Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools are nurturing leaders for today and tomorrow Habiba Athumani, a refugee from Somalia, is a student at Angelina Jolie Girls ...read more
02/05/2013
 - FAO has assisted representatives from the governments of South Sudan and Sudan to initiate the formation of a joint veterinary protocol agreement for the control of ...read more
30/04/2013
 - In this issue: Desert Locust Campaign Making Progress in Kassala  
30/04/2013