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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
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - The situation in the drought‐affected areas of the Horn of Africa has improved significantly. However, an estimated 9 million people are still in need of assistance. ...read more
01/03/2012
 - FAO has renewed its commitment to realizing a hunger-free Horn of Africa, basing its support on four main principles: (i) governments and peoples commit to a hunger-free ...read more
01/03/2012
 - To improve the food security and nutrition of 5 000 households in the rainfed and irrigated areas in Hiraan by increasing access to the minimum food ...read more
14/02/2012
 - FAO’s new Director-General prioritizes Horn of Africa - The United Nations declared an end to famine conditions in Somalia today, but warned that with recurrent droughts in the ...read more
03/02/2012
 - While the number of severely food insecure and famine-affected people has fallen since the height of the drought crisis, high food prices and the large displaced ...read more
02/02/2012
 - The Horn of Africa is the most serious hotspot of undernourishment and malnutrition in the world. Luca Alinovi, FAO Representative in Somalia, describes FAO's work and ...read more
26/01/2012
 - To assist the Government of Sudan (the Government of National Unity and the Government of South Sudan) in preventing and controlling the spread of RVF in ...read more
20/01/2012
 - To ensure the quick livelihood recovery of flood affected communities in Wanthwa, Jikawo, Akobo and Lare woredas.
18/01/2012
 - To contribute to the livelihood recovery of flood-affected households in flood-affected woredas in the Amhara region.
18/01/2012
 - To improve the capacity of households in Darfur to overcome seasonal food gaps and conflict-induced strains on their livelihoods through engagement in winter season agricultural production, ...read more
13/01/2012