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 - Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead - according to an alert released today ...read more
14/07/2017
 - The number of woredas (districts) of Ethiopia requiring urgent humanitarian response has returned to levels not seen since the height of El Niño drought impacts in ...read more
13/07/2017
 - Update on response by the two agencies and challenges faced. Joint WFP and FAO presentation by Dominique Burgeon, Director of Emergencies, FAO and Arif Husain, Chief ...read more
06/07/2017
 - To increase the resilience of vulnerable households to shocks and stresses through restored production capacity and value addition, temporary employment, and animal disease control.
06/07/2017
 - Update on the current food situation in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen by Luca Russo, FAO Senior Food Crises Analyst.
06/07/2017
 - Preventing famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen urgently requires intensified humanitarian support and further funding. That was the message of an event hosted by the UN's Food and Agriculture ...read more
06/07/2017
 - Opening statement by Daniel Gustafson, Deputy Director‐General, Programmes, FAO.
06/07/2017
 - The world faces one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 20 million people in four countries — northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and ...read more
06/07/2017
 - Three years of drought have taken a heavy toll on the rangelands and water supplies that Somalia’s 7+ million pastoralists rely on to keep their animals ...read more
30/06/2017
 - Back-to-back failed harvests in 2016 pushed Somali farming families into an untenable position. Their much-reduced carry-over seed stores were quickly used up. Many went into debt ...read more
30/06/2017