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 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the right inputs and ...READ MORE
 - The food security and nutrition crisis in the Sahel will affect an estimated 18 million people this year, and has put over 1 million children at ...read more
21/05/2012
 - La crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle qui touche le Sahel frappe de manière particulière la Mauritanie dont une grande partie de la population rurale vit en extrême ...read more
16/05/2012
 - Countries of the West Africa and Sahel sub-region are regularly affected by crises that jeopardize the livelihoods and food and nutritional security of the populations. In ...read more
01/05/2012
 -  In Mali, the food situation, already critical before the taking of the North by the rebellion, remains very uncertain Risk of deterioration to extreme food insecurity in ...read more
26/04/2012
 - In October/November 2011, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) issued an alert in response to the ...read more
20/04/2012
 - Highlights from the third and biggest-ever Match Day Against Hunger (31st March - 2nd April), part of the "Professional Football Against Hunger" campaign promoted by the ...read more
04/04/2012
 - Right now in the Sahel region of west Africa, over 15 million people are at risk of becoming famine victims. Already, over 1.3 million children are ...read more
27/03/2012
 - Federica Damiani of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) talks about food insecurity in the Sahel region of Africa. Several countries in the Sahel need urgent ...read more
13/03/2012
 - Key Points The ongoing political instability in Mali could compromise the effectiveness of the response to food and nutrition crisis The pastoral situation continues to deteriorate in most ...read more
01/03/2012
 - L'Essentiel: Alerte Sahel: Manque conséquent de fonds pour répondre à la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle en cours; L’instabilité politique qui prévaut au Mali pourrait compromettre l’efficacité de la ...read more
01/03/2012