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 - Between August and October 2012, torrential rains led to devastating floods in several states, causing considerable human casualties and damage to crops, livestock and fisheries. High food prices, resulting from ...READ MORE
 - FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - The use of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes – containing high levels of Vitamin A precursor –  as animal fodder and food for humans has been successfully tested ...read more
18/11/2014
 - The Government of Malawi in collaboration with the United Nations and other partners, including Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), has launched a two-year project aimed at building the ...read more
17/11/2014
 - In the fishing sector more than 24,000 fatalities occur worldwide every year, which corresponds to 80 lives lost per 100,000 fishermen. Fishers face increasing number of ...read more
10/11/2014
 - It has been one year since Typhoon Haiyan swept through coastal and farmland areas in the central Philippines, and damage to the agricultural sectors and other ...read more
07/11/2014
 - One year after Typhoon Haiyan devastated coastal and farmland areas in the central Philippines, farmers and fishers are well on the road to recovery and building ...read more
07/11/2014
 - One year after Typhoon Haiyan devastated coastal and farmland areas of the central Philippines, farmers and fishers are well on the road to recovery. Thanks to the ...read more
06/11/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of over 154 000 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has ...read more
05/11/2014
 - From 25/11/2014 To 27/11/2014 Location: Wau and Kujoc, South-Sudan Two sub-national training workshops are planned in South Sudan: in Wau from 25 to 27 November and in Kujoc ...read more
27/10/2014
 - FAO’s response A major food crisis has been contained thanks to timely donor support that has allowed emergency crop production support, saving families from a domino effect ...read more
16/10/2014