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 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka hit large swaths of cropping areas in the country. This development means that food security of ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a ...read more
22/06/2017
 - FAO is working with the government of Peru to assist some 7,000 mostly small-scale farmers restore their capacity to produce crops and feed their families in the wake ...read more
18/05/2017
 - Six months after the destructive floods that destroyed planted rice paddy, villagers from Shwe Hlay in Magway Region in Myanmar’s Dry Zone are now able to ...read more
14/03/2017
 - To strengthen the monitoring system and the integration of the national disaster early warning system (NDEWS) at all three levels of government by developing institutional and ...read more
08/02/2017
 - Relative to the rest of Myanmar, Rakhine State not only has the highest level of poverty in the country but also suffers from excessive rates of malnutrition. Almost ...read more
07/02/2017
 - With funding from the Government of Japan, FAO is providing emergency livelihood support, that will allow for recovery of over 50 000 agriculture-dependent people in conflict ...read more
07/02/2017
 - U Maung Chay, a 48-year-old farmer and father of six, lives in one of the poorest, conflict-prone areas of Myanmar - Rakhine State. He is a ...read more
30/01/2017
 - Key points An estimated 90 000 people were affected by El Niño (heavy rains, strong winds, floods and landslides) in late 2015 and early 2016, and now ...read more
05/01/2017