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 - 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
 - Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the right inputs and ...READ MORE
 - Living conditions for the majority of the inhabitants of Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, have been worsening considerably over the past two years, linked to the increasing ...read more
11/09/2009
 - Le ralentissement de l'activité économique à l'échelle mondiale qui est survenu après la crise alimentaire de 2008 et l'augmentation des prix des produits alimentaires, se sont traduits au ...read more
01/09/2009
 - Des initiatives pour prévenir et gérer les crises alim es sont en marche depuis plusieurs décennies au Sahel et en Afrique de l'Ouest : mise en ...read more
03/08/2009
 - Findings made during a field verification and evaluation visit by an international team of scientists led by experts from FAO and the Government of Liberia suggest ...read more
04/02/2009
 - Huge hordes of ravenous caterpillars have appeared in northern Liberia destroying crops and vegetation, sending terrified villagers fleeing from their homes, and raising the spectre of a ...read more
22/01/2009
 - La FAO, dans le cadre de son initiative contre la flambée des prix alimentaires (ISFP), a mobilisé, grâce à l'appui du projet régional OSRO/RAF/803/SWE financé par ...read more
01/12/2008
 - Dans le cadre de l'initiative contre la flambée des prix alimentaires (ISFP) et le déficit de la production agricole de la campagne 2007-2008, la FAO a ...read more
01/12/2008
 - Over the last six years, Côte d’Ivoire has experienced growing instability as a result of a complex socio-political crisis that erupted in 2002. However, following the ...read more
19/11/2008
 - Two decades of civil conflict between the Government of the Republic of Uganda and the Lord’s Resistance Army displaced some 1.8 million people and left northern ...read more
19/11/2008
 - Much of the population of West Africa suffers from poverty. Many people who are not officially classified as poor are only slightly above the absolute poverty ...read more
19/11/2008