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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - To ensure access to appropriate food, nutrition and livelihood security information for a broad range of stakeholders for improved emergency response and development planning.
22/07/2013
 - To ensure that available information regarding water and land allows for evidence-based decisionmaking on emergency, rehabilitation, development and natural resource management interventions.
17/07/2013
 - To strengthen and harmonize food and nutrition security information and early warning systems to better monitor the multiple threats and inform decision-making in preparedness and response, ...read more
10/07/2013
 - In this issue: Going High-Tech FAO in the Field in Kassala
01/07/2013
 - Spreading from Kenya across the rest of East and Central Africa, the Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is a serious risk to food security in the ...read more
01/07/2013
 - To strengthen the effectiveness of agriculture- and livelihood-related responses to La Niña through: enhanced leadership, better information dissemination, improved coordination, more timely and effective response and ...read more
28/06/2013
 - What is MLND? The Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is a result of a combination of two viruses, the Maize Chlorotic Mottle Virus (MCMoV) and any of ...read more
28/06/2013
 - FAO is calling for countries in the global ‘wheat belt’ to step up monitoring and prevention for wheat rusts – fungal diseases that do especially well ...read more
12/06/2013
 - Coordination informée et efficace de la réponse d'urgence et des interventions de relèvement des différents intervenants en matière de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle multisectorielle tout au ...read more
10/06/2013