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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
 - To improve food security, vulnerability analysis and consensus building for coherent and coordinated emergency actions.
28/08/2012
 - To contribute to improving the food security of households affected by the 2010 food crisis.
20/08/2012
 - Following an alert by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme in October/November 2011 regarding a food and ...read more
26/07/2012
 - Key points Normal start to the 2012-2013 growing season Desert locust threat in the Sahel Situation in Mali: 175 000 IDPs, 250 000 refugees and a lack of information ...read more
20/07/2012
 - Thanks to vegetable production promoted by FAO, food availability at household level has increased in Mali, resulting in a sudden improvement in nutrition levels. Households, left ...read more
04/07/2012
 - Since the outbreak of post-election violence in neighbouring Cote d’Ivoire in late 2010, more than 200,000 refugees subsequently sought asylum in Liberia, settling in the bordering ...read more
02/07/2012
 - Following unusual rains in late 2011 and early 2012, Desert Locust infestations were first reported in southwest Libya and in southeast Algeria in January 2012. Despite insecurity ...read more
26/06/2012
 - Le Mali, à l’instar d’autres pays du Sahel, traverse actuellement une crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle de très grande envergure due à une combinaison de pluies sporadiques, ...read more
15/06/2012
 - A Food and Agriculture Organization project is working to reduce food losses in the Republic of the Gambia, where two years of crop failures and soaring ...read more
12/06/2012
 - To reduce household vulnerability to food insecurity through the coordination of emergency response and rehabilitation in the field of food security, and by capitalizing on lessons ...read more
04/06/2012