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 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - Food insecurity situation in the Sahel and West Africa from 01/08 to 30/08/2016. Compare it with the previous one.
16/09/2016
 - In response to the drought effects related to the El Niño phenomena, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) conducted a Seed Security ...read more
14/09/2016
 - Situation overview The 2015/16 agricultural season in Southern Africa was the driest in 35 years. In a region where over 70 percent of the population is dependent ...read more
12/09/2016
 - Key messages In 2016, the food security situation in South Sudan deteriorated to alarming levels, particularly in areas that were previously considered safe. As the harvest season progresses, marginal improvements in ...read more
06/09/2016
 - Climate-related phenomena like El Niño and La Niña, have, in the last several decades, increased both in frequency and ferocity, hitting global agriculture with a blunt and brutal force. ...read more
31/08/2016
 - Key messages  Food insecurity rates improved slightly but remain high, according to the newly released Mid-Year Review of Ethiopia’s Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD), with the number of ...read more
30/08/2016
 - The analysis of the 14th IPC cycle conducted in DR Congo covered the entire rural areas of the national territory.
27/08/2016
 - Key messages  Almost 4.5 million people face acute food insecurity in northeast Nigeria and require immediate assistance, according to the latest Cadre harmonisé analysis, released on 19 ...read more
25/08/2016
 - Selon Fews-net, le mois de mai 2016 semble avoir été marqué par une pluviosité moyenne à faible (inférieure à 50 mm sauf dans quelques enclaves où elle ...read more
23/08/2016
 - Key points: Alarming food situation among IDPs in Maiduguri in Borno State - Nigeria. Progressive and near-final installation of the 2016-2017 crop year. The FAO food price index continues to rise since ...read more
22/08/2016