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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
 -  In the past El Niño 2015-16 Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of ...READ MORE
 - An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited South Sudan from 2 to 14 February 2015 to estimate cereal production during 2014 and assess ...read more
06/05/2015
 - April is the start of the lean season in the north of South Sudan, and communities are relying on coping strategies to pull through until the ...read more
27/04/2015
 - Unsafe food causes considerable morbidity and mortality. More than 200 diseases are spread through food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, natural toxins, pesticides, and chemical or ...read more
27/04/2015
 - Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is expected to improve food security, livestock genetics and better flock ...read more
23/04/2015
 - With abundant natural resources, South Sudan has enormous potential to overcome poverty and secure a prosperous future for its people. Agriculture, on which an estimated three-quarters ...read more
23/04/2015
 - To improve household food security through increased production and productivity of root and tuber crops of food-insecure households by means of distributing disease-free planting materials of ...read more
16/04/2015
 - According to normal seasonal patterns, food insecurity in South Sudan hits its peak between April and July. The severity and spread of food insecurity will depend ...read more
15/04/2015
 - To help improve the resilience of drought-affected smallholder farmers living in the belg/meher agro-ecological zones of the eastern highlands of Ethiopia and pastoral communities through improved ...read more
14/04/2015
 - Crop and livestock activities are extremely sensitive to climate and weather conditions. In South Sudan, over 90 percent of agricultural and livestock production depends on rainfall ...read more
07/04/2015
 - In the early weeks of the South Sudan crisis last year, thousands of families crossed state borders from Jonglei to Nimule, Eastern Equatoria State to escape ...read more
31/03/2015