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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
 - 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
 - HIGHLIGHTS Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are struggling to contain the world’s deadliest recorded outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Some cases have also been reported ...read more
08/09/2014
 - En juin 2014, l’installation de la saison sèche et fraîche se confirmait dans l'ensemble du pays. Les strates herbeuses devenaient de plus en plus sèches en ...read more
05/09/2014
 - In Liberia, the first ever outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) was reported in late March 2014 in Lofa County which is on the border ...read more
05/09/2014
 - FAO and its partners started a series of analyses on food security at the national level that will allow to better respond to the needs of ...read more
03/09/2014
 - The gradual recovery and gains made since the end of the famine in 2012 are being lost as poor rains, conflict, trade disruptions and reduced humanitarian ...read more
02/09/2014
 - Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, ...read more
02/09/2014
 - To meet the needs of comprehensive situation analysis, appropriate targeting and information sharing to reinforce FAO’s response to crises and vulnerable households’ recovery.
28/08/2014
 - Highlights The events in the Central African Republic have left more than 2.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and displaced one out of five people; around 509 000 are still internally ...read more
25/08/2014
 - Ban Ki-moon's newly appointed-Senior UN Systems Coordinator for Ebola, Dr. David Nabarro, on a two-day visit in Monrovia, last week, said there is a need for ...read more
25/08/2014
 - Droughts cause poor harvests, Zimbabwean smallholders receive payout Smallholder farmers in Africa have long borne the brunt of the adverse effects of global climate change. They are ...read more
21/08/2014