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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
 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 - To sustainably restore and strengthen the food security of flood-affected families through the provision of agricultural inputs and technical assistance on improved agricultural practices, and capacity ...read more
25/01/2011
 - Starting on 26 December 2010, Sri Lanka was struck by the heaviest rains in almost one hundred years, causing devastating floods and landslides. Prior to the ...read more
19/01/2011
 - To restore the crop production and food security of the most vulnerable farmers and fishers households in cyclone-affected areas and to rebuild their livelihoods in a ...read more
10/01/2011
 - To rapidly initiate the resumption of farming activities and restoration of the agriculture-based livelihoods of returnee households through the provision of paddy seed.
10/01/2011
 - To immediately restore summer crop production capacity, food security and income generation for vulnerable small-scale farmers in non-irrigated areas of the most cyclone-affected townships in the ...read more
10/01/2011
 - The need for humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan has increased significantly in 2010 as a result of ongoing violent conflict, natural disasters, extreme weather and poor infrastructure. CAP ...read more
30/11/2010
 - Agriculture provides a livelihood to 80 percent of the flood-affected population in Pakistan. Extensive damage was caused to all subsectors (crops, livestock, fisheries, forestry). It is ...read more
25/11/2010
 - The first half of 2010 saw an upsurge in political turbulence and violent outbreaks in Kyrgyzstan. Widespread protests in April forced the president to resign and ...read more
23/11/2010
 - Throughout history, rinderpest regularly devastated buffalo and cattle herds in Asia and Europe and occasionally caused havoc in North Africa.
21/11/2010
 - About five million people living in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will continue to face food shortages despite a relatively good harvest and a ...read more
16/11/2010