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 -  In the past Earthquake in 2015 Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Locust crisis El Niño 2015-16 Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children ...READ MORE
 - About 12 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are facing food and livelihoods insecurity, as farming families struggle with the knock-on effects of multiple droughts. ...read more
18/01/2017
 - New drought across swathes of southern Ethiopia may jeopardize the East African nation's restoration of food security after the worst agricultural seasons in decades unless urgent ...read more
17/01/2017
 - Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, explains that while an impressive government-led humanitarian effort has sharply reduced the number of hungry during the ...read more
17/01/2017
 - Highlights Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have halved since last year owing to generally average crop production, wide-scalehumanitarian coverage and proactive Government response in 2016. Food insecurity levels remain ...read more
17/01/2017
 - FAO’s Rapid Results Drought Response Plan addresses the most time-sensitive needs of rural families across Somalia. In 2016, Somalia’s two main rainy seasons were poor, both ...read more
16/01/2017
 - Countries in the Horn of Africa are likely to see a rise in hunger and further decline of local livelihoods in the coming months, as farming ...read more
20/12/2016
 - Close to 12 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are in need of food assistance, as farming families struggle with the knock-on effects of multiple ...read more
20/12/2016
 - The 2015/16 agricultural season was the driest that Southern Africa has experienced in 35 years. With 70 percent of the region’s population dependent on agriculture for ...read more
14/12/2016
 - The assessment revealed that in Omusati at least 97 percent of the communities were reliant on crop production followed by Kunene which reported only 20 percent. ...read more
12/12/2016
 - Civil conflict and weather-related shocks have severely stressed food security in 2016, increasing the number of countries in need of food assistance, according to a FAO ...read more
09/12/2016