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 - Highlights With a projected population of about 11.8 million people in mid-2016, the overall cereal deficit in January-December 2016 marketing year is estimated at about 380 000 ...read more
05/04/2016
 - The United Nations has called for a stronger response by governments, aid organizations and the private sector to address the devastating impact the El Niño climate event ...read more
23/03/2016
 - Highlights Cyclone Komen made landfall in Myanmar at the end of July 2015 causing extensive flooding to agricultural land, which remained submerged in some areas until September. ...read more
17/03/2016
 - Thirty-four countries, including 27 in Africa, are currently in need of external assistance for food due to drought, flooding and civil conflicts, according to a new ...read more
09/03/2016
 - Timely agricultural assistance for the upcoming rainy season is essential to help the drought-affected people of Ethiopia, as one of the strongest El Niño events on ...read more
07/03/2016
 - The devastating drought sparked by the worst El Niño in records has driven Ethiopia to an alarming state of food insecurity and malnutrition. The El Niño-induced ...read more
07/03/2016
 - Highlights The unprecedented crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR), which started in December 2012 and has devastated the country's overall economy in 2013, continues to constrain ...read more
01/03/2016
 - Countries in the Southern African Development Community need to urgently implement a set of agreed-upon measures  to mitigate the effects of El Nino. A strong El ...read more
29/02/2016
 - Highlights: National rice production in 2015 is estimated at about 3.7 million tonnes (in paddy terms), representing a decline of 6 percent compared to the previous year. ...read more
04/01/2016
 - The crop planting assessment, conducted by FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Cooperatives and Rural Development in South Sudan, covers rainfall performance, area planted, input ...read more
25/08/2015
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