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 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the right inputs and ...READ MORE
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today stressed the need for controls on animal health to help curb the spread of Ebola and other infectious diseases ...read more
29/09/2014
 - As part of its strategy to support the livelihoods of the most vulnerable populations in central Mali, FAO is undertaking a large operation of restoring aquaculture ...read more
26/09/2014
 - Lofa County, once Liberia’s biggest grain basket and food production belt, was the first to be hit by the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in March 2014. ...read more
26/09/2014
 - Key points Despite the resumption of rainfall in the region, countries along the Atlantic coast still record rainfall deficits affecting agricultural and pastoralist production. The extension of the ...read more
24/09/2014
 - The Ebola epidemic is washing away years of progress and hard work. Savings consolidated over several years have been completely depleted due to the disease’s destruction ...read more
23/09/2014
 - Concerns about the impact of Ebola on vulnerable populations in Liberia have now been confirmed today in a new report released today by FAO. According to ...read more
23/09/2014
 - BACKGROUND The past six months have witnessed an unprecedented Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak that has affected five countries in West Africa. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone ...read more
23/09/2014
 - Permettre aux populations de la partie durement éprouvée par la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle de l’année 2012 (Nord, Plateau-Central et Sahel) de sauvegarder et reconstituer leur ...read more
16/09/2014
 - From 8 to 10 September 2014, was held in Banjul, The Gambia, the regional consultation on the mid-term assessment of the agropastoral season and the 2014-2015 ...read more
14/09/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are struggling to contain the world’s deadliest recorded outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Some cases have also been reported ...read more
08/09/2014