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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - FAO scales up support for country's leading foreign earner. Export of live animals to Gulf nations continued to be Somalia's leading foreign exchange earner in 2015, ...read more
14/04/2016
 - As results of the heavy rains attributed to El-Niño event, since October 2015, more than 25 000 households have been directly affected by floods in six ...read more
14/04/2016
 - Key messages Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as one of the strongest El Niño events on record has caused severe drought, ...read more
13/04/2016
 - Cash-for-work interventions implemented by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization are providing an income lifeline to communities affected by the ongoing drought in northern Somalia. While ...read more
11/04/2016
 - Highlights With a projected population of about 11.8 million people in mid-2016, the overall cereal deficit in January-December 2016 marketing year is estimated at about 380 000 ...read more
07/04/2016
 - To contribute to protecting vulnerable populations affected by the crisis in South Sudan against hunger, malnutrition and destitution.
06/04/2016
 - Améliorer l’accès à l’eau pour les deux communautés, migrantes et hôtes, le long des routes migratoires de Dikhil à Obock (incluant Tadjourah) tant pour la consommation ...read more
05/04/2016
 - Civil strife and unfavourable rains have further reduced crop production in South Sudan, contributing to a cereal deficit of 381,000 tonnes --53 percent greater than in ...read more
05/04/2016
 - Cash-for-work interventions implemented by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization are providing an income lifeline to communities affected by the ongoing drought in northern Somalia. While ...read more
01/04/2016
 - FAO’s Rapid Results Drought Response Plan is a time-sensitive call for funds. It responds to the most pressing food security and livelihood needs of people severely ...read more
31/03/2016