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 - Opening statement by Daniel Gustafson, Deputy Director‐General, Programmes, FAO.
06/07/2017
 - The world faces one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 20 million people in four countries — northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and ...read more
06/07/2017
 - Three years of drought have taken a heavy toll on the rangelands and water supplies that Somalia’s 7+ million pastoralists rely on to keep their animals ...read more
30/06/2017
 - Back-to-back failed harvests in 2016 pushed Somali farming families into an untenable position. Their much-reduced carry-over seed stores were quickly used up. Many went into debt ...read more
30/06/2017
 - FAO interventions to reinforce rural livelihoods are holding the line against worsening food insecurity, mitigating displacement pressures, reducing the overall humanitarian burden, laying the groundwork for ...read more
30/06/2017
 - Markets in Somalia are functioning. There is food on their shelves – but scarcity and high prices have pushed it out of the reach of many. ...read more
30/06/2017
 - Highlights A severe drought in 2016 and early 2017 severely impacted the 2016/17 maha harvest with 45 percent reduction in the production of paddy crop. In addition, production ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka hit large swaths of cropping areas in the country. This development means that food security of ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a ...read more
22/06/2017