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 -  In the past Locust crisis Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children under the ...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
 - To assist vulnerable households affected by floods in the prompt resumption of their agriculture-based livelihoods through distribution of agricultural inputs.
07/11/2014
 - The helicopter took off to carry out an extensive aerial survey between Antananarivo and Majunga in Madagascar, stopping at Maevatanana to refuel. The objective of the ...read more
07/11/2014
 - Through a voucher scheme organized by FAO in collaboration with various implementing partners, women farmers in Zimbabwe have been benefiting from better access to agricultural inputs, ...read more
06/11/2014
 - Mr. and Mrs Bandamire are rural farmers in Hurungwe district, located approximately 200 kilometers north west of Harare. The family is one of the 80 000 ...read more
03/11/2014
 - The end of the winter period was marked by the first rains in late September. These rains have continued throughout October, resulting in the growth and ...read more
31/10/2014
 - It is a wet windy day in Dangarendove in Chirumanzu District, Zimbabwe. The skies open, albeit reluctantly, to release the last drizzles of what has certainly ...read more
30/10/2014
 - In Dangarandove - a dry, thorny, remote village about 200 km south of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, Florence Murairwa, a mother of 5, is an innovative ...read more
30/10/2014
 - From the helicopter, the survey team spots a flight of locusts. The helicopter lands, the engine is switched off and the team alights to determine the ...read more
24/10/2014
 - An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM), with support from the Ministry of Agriculture (MinAgri), to identify and evaluate factors impacting on agricultural production in 2014, ...read more
23/10/2014
 - Suivant la planification établie lors du lancement du Programme, en 2013, trois campagnes successives devront être menées à terme pour venir à bout de l’invasion acridienne ...read more
23/10/2014