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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
 - 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
 - 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.
 - To contribute to restoring agricultural and livestock production of drought-affected communities, as well as increasing the efficiency of response to food security emergencies by national institutions more
 - 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 more
 - The Government of the United Kingdom has released $13.7 million in emergency funding to FAO to help conflict-affected families in South Sudan restore their agriculture-based livelihoods more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - Inside this issue: Uganda to benefit from initiative to tackle food losses FAO mapping technologies help fill gaps in Uganda’s forest data African Union declares 2014, “Year of Agriculture more