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 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Sierra Leone has made notable progress since the end of its civil war in 2002, yet many people still live below the poverty line, and unemployment, especially among young people, ...READ MORE
 - Burundi, where 90% of the population live from agriculture, is currently facing a severe food crisis. Many factors contribute to this situation, including extremely high population ...read more
06/05/2013
 - South Sudan is a tough place to be a farmer. Traditional farming methods, little improved over decades of protracted war, can bring poor returns in a ...read more
11/04/2013
 - “During the war I fled Burundi and took my family to Tanzania. We were there for 16 years” says Ido Modeste, a returnee in the village ...read more
03/12/2012
 - FAO Burundi has been supporting the harmonious reintegration of returnees in the southern provinces of Makamba, Rutana and Bururi. Through the project, FAO has supported more ...read more
12/11/2012
 - Margerita Angaika has a small plot in Ombasi village in Morobo, a county on the southernmost tip of South Sudan. Her farm is around 4200 square meters, ...read more
03/05/2012
 - In Morobo, South Sudan, FAO has set up 5 Farmer Field Schools and 5 block farms as part of a seed production project funded by a ...read more
03/05/2012
 - As we made our way to Kangole village in Napak district, dark clouds advanced in the same direction right above us. Suddenly, people yell in excitement ...read more
11/04/2011
 - Welcome to the first issue of the FAO Uganda Information Bulletin in 2011. Being the least developed region in the country, it is imperative that development ...read more
01/03/2011
 - The overwhelming majority of people living with HIV and dying of AIDS are the rural poor of developing countries, and among them women figure disproportionately. This ...read more
01/02/2011
 - 'Gifts' from the UN are being used to rebuild Uganda's rural economy Florence Ogwal is grateful for her "gift". Since a ceasefire between the Ugandan government and ...read more
06/08/2010
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