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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
 - Agriculture is the most influential sector in freeing Pakistan’s poorest families from hunger, malnutrition and dependence on external aid. In addition to providing food and income to 80 percent of ...READ MORE
 - Plant viruses are threatening the livelihoods of farmers and food security by attacking vital food crops in East and Central African countries. Cassava is the staple ...read more
18/04/2013
 - It’s been only a year, but Motloheloa Koao has already noticed that his maize crops are greener and healthier – and he hopes this year will ...read more
10/03/2013
 - Impressed by the success of Paul Motseki, lead farmer of her group, Matseko Raseboko did a “U-turn” on her agricultural practices and adopted Conservation Agriculture (CA). ...read more
18/02/2013
 - When Paul Motseki saw how well the farmers in a neighbouring area were doing – they had strong, quality plants and good yields – he decided ...read more
31/01/2013
 - As a result of the cumulative impact of floods in 2011 and late rains in the early stages of 2011-2012 cropping season, a food insecurity crisis ...read more
23/11/2012
 - EBRD and FAO call on agribusiness to step up investment from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean - The fight against hunger can only be won ...read more
13/09/2012
 - Following is a joint statement on international food prices from the three Rome-based UN Agencies, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the ...read more
04/09/2012
 - Calls for partnership in essential areas of policy research and social inclusion - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva challenged academics to get involved in essential and ...read more
30/07/2012
 - An estimated 70% of Lesotho’s population is dependent on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods, meaning that most people are vulnerable to climate change. This is made ...read more
15/07/2012
 - To improve agricultural production and food availability of small-scale farmer families affected by Tropical Storm Agatha, by restoring their agricultural production capacity.
05/07/2012
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