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 - Thanks to a decent harvest and a strong response from the international humanitarian community, the United Nations declared an end to famine in southern Somalia in early 2012. More than ...READ MORE
 - An estimated 3.3 million people are food insecure in Sudan today. With 80 percent of Sudan’s rural population relying on agriculture for their food and income, the sector plays a ...READ MORE
 - Risk of losing window of opportunity - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today warned of a major funding gap for activities planned by FAO in the ...read more
10/05/2012
 - The situation in the drought and conflict affected areas of the Greater Horn of Africa has generally improved since the onset of the crisis in 2011. ...read more
01/04/2012
 - Funding needed to build strength against crisis - FAO today urgently appealed for $50 million to cover the funding gap for priority agricultural and pastoral activities ...read more
23/03/2012
 - The situation in the drought‐affected areas of the Horn of Africa has improved significantly. However, an estimated 9 million people are still in need of assistance. ...read more
01/03/2012
 - FAO has renewed its commitment to realizing a hunger-free Horn of Africa, basing its support on four main principles: (i) governments and peoples commit to a hunger-free ...read more
01/03/2012
 - FAO’s new Director-General prioritizes Horn of Africa - The United Nations declared an end to famine conditions in Somalia today, but warned that with recurrent droughts in the ...read more
03/02/2012
 - While the number of severely food insecure and famine-affected people has fallen since the height of the drought crisis, high food prices and the large displaced ...read more
02/02/2012
 - The Horn of Africa is the most serious hotspot of undernourishment and malnutrition in the world. Luca Alinovi, FAO Representative in Somalia, describes FAO's work and ...read more
26/01/2012
 - The crisis is not over – although the number of people facing famine has fallen to 250 000 in Somalia, the impact of the drought and ...read more
15/12/2011
 - Kenya is severely affected by the crisis in the Horn of Africa – 3.75 million people are food insecure and in need of assistance. CAP 2012 – ...read more
13/12/2011
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