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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed over 100 000 lives and injured countless civilians.Over 40 percent of the population has fled their homes, including 6.5 million people displaced ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - The plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust began in April 2012 in Madagascar, in a context where food insecurity and malnutrition rates were already high. Given ...read more
20/01/2015
 - 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
 - HIGHLIGHTS Rice production is estimated to decline by 12 percent, 8 percent and 3.7 percent in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, respectively. The sub - national level impact ...read more
05/01/2015
 - As South Sudan’s livestock owners have fled the ongoing conflict, millions of animals have been displaced, leading to fresh outbreaks of disease and rising tensions between ...read more
01/01/2015
 - Since the crisis erupted in December 2013, FAO in South Sudan has been committed to “stay and deliver”. Although attacks on FAO offices in state capitals and deep field locations in ...read more
31/12/2014
 - In September 2014, despite the ongoing crisis in South Sudan, two young entrepreneurs turned ideas into action by opening “Omega” the country’s first farm-to-table restaurant. Omega ...read more
31/12/2014
 - There was a dearth of good news from South Sudan in 2014. We can end the year on one good note, however. In September 2014, despite ...read more
30/12/2014