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 - Nearly a third of Peru’s 29 million people live below the poverty line. In rural areas, where most people make a living from agriculture, that figure reaches 60 percent. Frequent ...READ MORE
 - In recent years, floods, landslides, droughts and hurricanes have crippled agricultural production in the Caribbean, where agriculture is the main livelihood activity for a significant number ...read more
27/05/2013
 - Pastoral communities in Kenya depend on watering holes for their livestock. Water shortages have led to conflict among communities and for some pastoralists to give up ...read more
09/01/2013
 - To improve the preparedness of regional and country partners, together with FAO country offices, to respond to crises and emergencies in Eastern and Central Africa.
01/10/2012
 - To control and eradicate the transboundary animal disease (TAD) of RVF in the Sudan, so that affected livestock owners could resume full production and livestock trade ...read more
13/09/2012
 - Drought in some parts of the world has hurt global grain production and contributed to food price spikes virtually every other year since 2007, highlighting the ...read more
27/08/2012
 - To enable FAO Subregional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) to provide technical, coordination and operational support to governments, partners and FAO Representations and Emergency Rehabilitation ...read more
22/08/2012
 - To reduce vulnerability and risk to food security by building strong and resilient livelihoods among the most vulnerable rural households in the southern Africa region.
10/08/2012
 - To improve crisis and emergency response preparedness in central and eastern Africa.
02/07/2012
 - Insecurity and conflict hinder control efforts - Croplands in Niger and Mali are at imminent risk from Desert Locust swarms that are moving southward from Algeria ...read more
05/06/2012
 - To improve the food security of disaster-affected households and develop a pilot system for risk reduction and response to agricultural disasters.
22/09/2011
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