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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...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
 - Jonglei State has been particularly affected by the continued violence in South Sudan. Almost half of the state’s 1.5 million people are severely food insecure. Markets are almost ...read more
14/08/2014
 - To contribute to poverty reduction through the protection of livestock assets, thereby ensuring food and income security support to cattle owners in the smallholder sector.
31/07/2014
 - Highlights Clashes continue to be reported in parts of the country, despite the signing of a Cessation of Hostilities agreement on 23 January 2014 and a recommitment ...read more
25/07/2014
 - The European Union (EU) will partner with FAO to help small-scale farmers in Serbia recover from the devastating floods of the past spring. An EU grant ...read more
25/07/2014
 - In July 2014, FAO distributed goats to vulnerable households in Timbuktu. This was part of the implementation of FAO's action plan to improve the food security of the victims of ...read more
22/07/2014
 - After eight weeks of intensive learning in the field and the classroom, nineteen South Sudanese graduated from FAO South Sudan’s Agro-Pastoral Master Training Course on 7 ...read more
08/07/2014
 - Droughts in southern Zimbabwe are a common occurrence. Their onset is slow and may not immediately be visible, but their effects are devastating. While a lot ...read more
02/07/2014
 - Droughts in southern Zimbabwe are a common occurrence. Their onset is slow and may not immediately be visible, but their effects are devastating. While a lot ...read more
02/07/2014
 - In June and August 2012 the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services carried out assessments that confirmed the severity of drought in some partrs of southern ...read more
18/06/2014
 - Highlights To date, FAO has distributed 111 000 emergency livelihood kits and has scaled up distributions to ensure support reaches beneficiaries in time for the planting season ...read more
06/06/2014