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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...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
 - Forage seed distribution activities transcend the immediate El Niño-induced feed crisis by transferring the skills of growing and managing cultivated forages to communities.
25/07/2016
 - The ongoing crisis in South Sudan is aggravating an already fragile socio‐economic context, in which many households are at risk of food insecurity and malnutrition both ...read more
21/07/2016
 - In Dessie Zuria, Amhara Region, dozens of farming households assemble on a dusty Tuesday morning in the local square. Camels and donkeys are parked alongside a ...read more
18/07/2016
 - Millions of people facing hunger in South Sudan will be driven to the brink of catastrophe if renewed flashes of violence derail the fragile peace process, ...read more
16/07/2016
 - Since the start of 2016, FAO and its partners have distributed vital crop seeds and agricultural tools to more than 180 000 farming households in South ...read more
08/07/2016
 - In response to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan, FAO has been providing critical agricultural inputs to extremely vulnerable families in an effort to ensure they ...read more
07/07/2016
 - Nationwide floods have levelled another blow to the recovery process for drought-affected pastoralists in Ethiopia. Well over 55 000 hectares of land – much of it ...read more
04/07/2016
 - Up to 4.8 million people in South Sudan – well over one-third of the population – will be facing severe food shortages over the coming months, ...read more
29/06/2016
 - IPC projection map of acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan from 01/05 to 31/07/2016. Click on the Counties for more details.
29/06/2016
 - With funding from the European Union (EU), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is piloting an alternative model for pastoralist livelihood and ...read more
28/06/2016