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 - The majority of Bolivians relies on the agriculture sector for their livelihoods; however about 85 percent of farmers can only produce at subsistence levels and 40 percent of the population ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - FAO - WFP Roadmap for West Africa and the Sahel - Burkina Faso A strategic framework to strengthen Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRR/DRM) With repeated threats and ...read more
03/04/2013
 - The majority of households in Choma district, located in the Southern Province of Zambia, depend on rainfed, agricultural-related activities for their livelihoods. That is why when ...read more
08/02/2013
 - Agro-forestry in South-eastern Madagascar The South-eastern region of Madagascar, where most families (80% of the population) depend on agriculture, is regularly affected by floods and cyclones, causing ...read more
01/12/2011
 - FAO and CARE co-host Regional DRR and FS/DRR Workshop FAO and CARE joined hands in organizing the second DIPECHO/ECHO threeday regional workshop on “Experiencebased Disaster Risk Reduction ...read more
01/11/2011
 - GOAL Malawi: Experiences and Lessons Learned in Food Security and Agriculture DRR In parts of Malawi, including Nsanje district in the south, 80-100% crop failure is not ...read more
01/09/2011
 - Using Wild Crops to Tame Food Insecurity: CARE’s Strategic Domestication of Yams Cyclones and floods regularly hit the high risk areas of northeast and eastern Madagascar, with ...read more
01/08/2011
 - CARE: Rethinking and Reorganising the Agricultural Calendar in Madagascar CARE’s understanding of community needs and the disadvantageous conditions faced by communities in northeast and eastern areas of ...read more
01/07/2011
 - Mainstreaming HIV and Gender in ECHO DRR Food Security Projects Southern Africa remains at the epicentre of the global HIV epidemic. UNAIDS estimates that 35% of all ...read more
01/03/2011
 - Welcome to the second issue of the FAO - Uganda Information Bulletin in 2010. Farmer Field Schools have proven to be an effective farmer-led extension methodology ...read more
03/05/2010
 - Humanitarian Emergency declared in Northern Burundi Humanitarian emergency (Phase 4 according to the food security Integrated Phase Classification - IPC) is declared in Bugabira and Busoni Provinces ...read more
11/03/2010
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