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 -  In the past Locust crisis El Niño 2015-16 Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children ...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
 - African eggplant lives up to its name: as it grows it bears white, oval-shaped fruits that look just like eggs before they ripen and turn green. ...read more
08/05/2017
 - The drought in Kenya is affecting more than 3 million people.   Save Save
05/05/2017
 - The leaders of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have called on the international community to urgently step ...read more
02/05/2017
 - Tackling the menace of the tenacious fall armyworm pest and avoiding economic hardship for smallholders across Africa requires quick and coordinated action, a massive awareness campaign, ...read more
01/05/2017
 - IPC acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan from 01/05 to 31/07/2017. Click on the Counties for more details.
28/04/2017
 - A combination of food assistance and food production support is the only way to make any dent in the scale of hunger we are witnessing in ...read more
28/04/2017
 - In March, FAO activated 120 veterinary teams across Somalia to keep drought-affected animals alive and healthy, helping livestock owners to retain a vital food source. Nearly ...read more
27/04/2017
 - Experts attending a technical meeting convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Nairobi to discuss the Fall armyworm infestation in ...read more
26/04/2017
 - As millions of east African farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat – the fall armyworm. The pest has been ...read more
25/04/2017
 - Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people facing famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, FAO Directory-General José Graziano da Silva ...read more
24/04/2017