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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
 - 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
 - Madagascar has been facing a plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust since April 2012 that threatens the livelihoods of vulnerable rural populations in the country. Given ...read more
16/09/2013
 - Map of the locust situation showing confirmed reports and providing infestation levels by area of Madagascar for the month of August 2013.
11/09/2013
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10/09/2013
 - In response to the armyworm outbreak, which affected Lesotho in January and February 2013, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS) and the Food and ...read more
10/09/2013
 - Since April 2012, Madagascar has been facing a plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust, that threatens the livelihoods of 13 million people in the country, nine million of whom earn ...read more
23/08/2013