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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
 - Overview In March 2014, the first Ebola virus disease (EVD) case was confirmed in Guinea and quickly spread to the neighbouring countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia. ...read more
16/03/2015
 - With funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation, FAO and partners in Liberia including the Ministries of Agriculture and Gender are reaching out to 3 000 households ...read more
09/03/2015
 - An investigation on livestock disease transmission was conducted in Nimule, South Sudan, in February 2015. A team of livestock experts from FAO and the Government of ...read more
06/03/2015
 - Since 25 October 2014, there have been no new cases of Ebola virus disease recorded in the prefecture of Pita where four positive cases had been ...read more
05/03/2015
 - With funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation, FAO and partners in Liberia including the Ministries of Agriculture and Gender are reaching out to 3 000 households ...read more
02/03/2015
 - Oliver Kekeh is Director of the Agriculture Training Centre run by the Catholic Church in Sanniquellie, the capital of Nimba County in Liberia. He guided FAO ...read more
02/03/2015
 - “My house has been flooded. I couldn’t take anything out of the house. My pots, my clothes and blankets, everything disappeared with the water” says Admira ...read more
26/02/2015
 - Latest situation 2.5 million people face Emergency and Crisis food insecurity between January and March 2015. Specifically, there are 3.9 million people in Phase 2 (Stressed), 1.6 ...read more
26/02/2015
 - FAO’S Response A major food crisis has been contained in 2014 thanks to timely donor support that has allowed emergency crop production support, saving families from a ...read more
24/02/2015
 - Lesotho Emergency and Resilience Programme (ERP), implemented by FAO and the Government of Lesotho since 2012, has been retained as Finalist in the “Expo Milano 2015 ...read more
23/02/2015