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 - 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
 - Malawi’s small-scale producers – who make up the vast majority of farmers – are struggling to produce enough to feed themselves and their families. Small landholdings, little access to credit, ...READ MORE
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Technical Brief 3, July 2010 Achieving food security remains central to many national and regional programmes and policies in southern ...read more
01/07/2010
 - The European Union and FAO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), are assisting over 36 000 farmers in Lesotho, more than ...read more
19/05/2010
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Policy Brief 1, April 2010 Despite greater access to antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in southern Africa, the current HIV epidemic continues ...read more
01/04/2010
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Policy Brief 2, April 2010 In southern Africa, children affected by HIV and AIDS are becoming the most vulnerable members ...read more
01/04/2010
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Policy Brief 3, April 2010 Since the first case of HIV was diagnosed in Malawi in 1985, many parents in ...read more
01/04/2010
 - The recent political advances in 2009 have had a marked impact on Zimbabwe’s devastated economy. Dollarization of the economy, accompanied by the easing of trade restrictions ...read more
30/11/2009
 - FAO has started a major operation in support of small scale farmers in Zimbabwe as part of its joint efforts with the European Union (EU) to fight hunger ...read more
14/09/2009
 - Strategic programme framework 2010-2015 This regional strategic programme framework, entitled “Cassava diseases in central, eastern and southern Africa” (CaCESA), has been prepared by the Food and Agriculture Organization ...read more
01/09/2009
 - FAO’s Emergency and Rehabilitation Coordination Unit (ERCU) has been a central provider of agricultural information and technical advice for the humanitarian community in Zimbabwe since 2002. ...read more
01/09/2009
 - In 2009, Madagascar has suffered the effects of multiple crises, including drought and cyclones. Political instability, which led to the recent ousting of the President, has ...read more
24/07/2009