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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
 - FAO STRATEGY The most urgent priority of FAO and all UN partners is stopping the epidemic and ending the tragic loss of life. Immediate action must also ...read more
16/01/2015
 - STRATEGIC RESPONSE FAO’s main objective is to mitigate the negative impacts of EVD on food security and livelihoods in Guinea, and to contribute to lifesaving activities by ...read more
16/01/2015
 - STRATEGIC RESPONSE The most urgent concerns expressed by the women and men interviewed were the imminent threat of virus transmission and the revitalization of their livelihood activities, ...read more
16/01/2015
 - STRATEGIC RESPONSE The Food Security and Nutrition Working Group – of which FAO supports the secretariat – recommends the following actions: (i) re-open key periodic markets under ...read more
16/01/2015
 - FAO’S Response A major food crisis has been contained thanks to timely donor support that has allowed emergency crop production support, saving families from a domino effect ...read more
16/01/2015
 - These two maps illustrate how the locust situation in Madagascar improved after one year of large-scale aerial control operations.   Legend     Outside of the Malagasy Migratory Locust distribution ...read more
15/01/2015
 - Durant la 1ère décade de novembre, les informations pluviométriques restaient hétérogènes : les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient qu'au nord d'une ligne reliant Mandritsara (AINS-HT) à Vangaindrano (AIE-C), ...read more
14/01/2015
 - For FAO, preparedness consists of setting up effective measures to anticipate, respond to and recover from the impact of disasters for the different analysis units such ...read more
12/01/2015
 - Au sommaire: Situation Epidémiologique de la Maladie à Virus Ebola. Restitution des résultats du rapport de l’évaluation rapide de l’impact d’Ebola sur l’agriculture et la sécurité alimentaire. Ebola : ...read more
12/01/2015
 - Recently, farmers in Lesotho have been consistently obtaining low yields from their staple crops. This has affected food production as well as considerably reducing incomes. The causes ...read more
09/01/2015