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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
 - Malawi’s small-scale producers – who make up the vast majority of farmers – are struggling to produce enough to feed themselves and their families. Small landholdings, little access to credit, ...READ MORE
 - The current Malagasy Migratory Locust plague started in April 2012. Rice, other crops and pasture resources for livestock are at risk of considerable damage by the ...read more
23/06/2014
 - In June and August 2012 the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services carried out assessments that confirmed the severity of drought in some partrs of southern ...read more
18/06/2014
 - The rainy season in Madagascar is now coming to an end and weather and ecological conditions are becoming unsuitable for locust breeding. Therefore, no further massive ...read more
17/06/2014
 - Durant la troisième décade d’avril 2014, les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient que la plage optimale pluviométrique était atteinte dans la partie nord de la Grande-Île et ...read more
10/06/2014
 - Durant la deuxième décade d’avril 2014, les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient que la plage optimale pluviométrique était atteinte dans l’Aire d’invasion. Selon les besoins du Criquet ...read more
05/06/2014
 - To improve the food security for vulnerable communities in urban and peri-urban areas of Antananarivo, Antsirabe and Fianarantsoa, as well as other vulnerable communities in the ...read more
03/06/2014
 - Durant la première décade d’avril 2014, les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient que la plage optimale pluviométrique était atteinte dans toute la Grande-Île, à l’exception de l’Aire ...read more
03/06/2014
 - En mars 2014, les températures et la pluviosité enregistrées dans la Grande-Île ont diminué par rapport à celles de février 2014. Cependant, les réserves hydriques du ...read more
23/05/2014
 - Treated areas since 1 November 2013. Monitoring by the Locust Watch Unit in Madagascar.
23/05/2014
 - The purpose of aerial surveys is to assess the nature and size of adult locust populations in Madagascar, localize the “hotspots” (mapping the most infested areas) ...read more
21/05/2014