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 -  In the past Crisis in the Sahel For decades, chronic poverty and successive shocks have affected Chadians, causing about 4.4 million to suffer from food insecurity, of which over 1 million are ...READ MORE
 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 - Relative to the rest of Myanmar, Rakhine State not only has the highest level of poverty in the country but also suffers from excessive rates of malnutrition. Almost ...read more
07/02/2017
 - With funding from the Government of Japan, FAO is providing emergency livelihood support, that will allow for recovery of over 50 000 agriculture-dependent people in conflict ...read more
07/02/2017
 - The effects of drought continue to deepen across Somalia, where half the population – 6.2 million people – now face acute food insecurity. In particular, the population facing crisis ...read more
02/02/2017
 - This introduction frames the entire series of guidance notes "Improving food security and nutrition in protracted crises – guidance to implement the CFS-FFA", providing background on ...read more
19/01/2017
 - In the Sahel, around 65 percent of the active population works in the agriculture sector and their livelihoods are therefore affected by climate change, markets and ...read more
23/12/2016
 -  The pursuit of gender equality and women’s empowerment is a crucial aspect of FAO work on food security and nutrition in protracted crises. Understanding and addressing how men ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  While malnutrition is one of the biggest challenges to development and human well-being in many countries, rates of malnutrition, especially stunting, are significantly higher in countries ...read more
19/12/2016
 - Southern Africa is now entering the peak of the lean season following the worst El Niño-induced drought in decades. With food stocks largely depleted due to ...read more
06/12/2016
 - Highlights 5.1 million people face acute food insecurity in northeast Nigeria (according to the latest Cadre harmonisé analysis released on 28 October) – immediate intervention is required ...read more
24/11/2016
 - To contribute to protecting vulnerable displaced populations in Greater Upper Nile affected by the most recent fighting against hunger, malnutrition and destitution
03/11/2016