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 - Between August and October 2012, torrential rains led to devastating floods in several states, causing considerable human casualties and damage to crops, livestock and fisheries. High food prices, resulting from ...READ MORE
 - FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - Background and purpose The impact of the 2015‒2016 El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the most intense and widespread in the past one hundred years. ...read more
25/04/2016
 - Sagaing was one of the worst affected regions by the floods that devastated large parts of Myanmar last July/August 2015, which were associated with cyclone Komen. This ...read more
20/04/2016
 - To improve the food security and nutrition by strengthening the livelihoods of vulnerable populations in southern Mauritania and by enabling them to mitigate threats.
15/04/2016
 - The presence of recently discovered Desert Locust infestations in Yemen, where conflict is severely hampering control operations, poses a potential threat to crops in the ...read more
12/04/2016
 -  Living on the banks of the Chindwin River in Myanmar's Sagaing region, Daw Nye Mya (60) reports that she "had never seen flooding as bad" as ...read more
11/04/2016
 - One of the areas most affected by extreme hazards, in particular natural hazards, is the Dry Corridor. Climate risks in the Dry Corridor are mainly represented ...read more
07/04/2016
 - The flooding and devastation caused in Myanmar by Cyclone Komen in July-August last year has exacerbated food insecurity for poor rural communities living in Myanmar’s hardest-hit ...read more
07/04/2016
 - FAO has long been concerned about the impact of war on food security and on how hunger can be one of the drivers of instability and ...read more
30/03/2016
 - Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even ward off looming conflict, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told members of the United Nations ...read more
29/03/2016
 - Drones were launched to officially mark a joint undertaking by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) ...read more
17/03/2016