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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...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
 - Against the backdrop of one the worst drought in history attributed to the El Niño event, a total of 52 out of the 63 provinces (83 ...read more
22/07/2016
 - To increase the role of conservation agriculture (CA) in food security disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Southern Africa through knowledge sharing and advocacy.
19/07/2016
 - As part of its ongoing support for the fight against Desert Locust infestations in Yemen, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) signed ...read more
23/06/2016
 - Key messages As a result of the socio-political crisis and floods, rural and urban populations in Burundi have sold part of their assets, crops and small livestock, ...read more
08/06/2016
 - Key messages After missing three consecutive agricultural seasons, restoring agricultural livelihoods is a priority for host communities and displaced people to avoid the deterioration of the food ...read more
08/06/2016
 -  What do drones have to offer to agriculture? That’s the central question in this week’s episode, which will take us from the Philippines, where FAO is ...read more
23/05/2016
 - Today, there are 795 million hungry people in the world. Food is a basic human right, yet this right is violated every day. The magnitude and ...read more
23/05/2016
 - Suite à la situation de sècheresse déclarée dans la région de Grand Sud de Madagascar, la vulnérabilité de la population rurale a atteint un niveau alarmant. ...read more
17/05/2016
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has been working in South Sudan with Caritas, a national NGO, and other partners on farming projects at schools in ...read more
17/05/2016
 - Due to the growing world population, it is estimated that global food production will need to increase by 60 percent to feed over 9.5 billion people ...read more
13/05/2016