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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
 - 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 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - FAO’s new Director-General prioritizes Horn of Africa - The United Nations declared an end to famine conditions in Somalia today, but warned that with recurrent droughts in the ...read more
03/02/2012
 - While the number of severely food insecure and famine-affected people has fallen since the height of the drought crisis, high food prices and the large displaced ...read more
02/02/2012
 - The Horn of Africa is the most serious hotspot of undernourishment and malnutrition in the world. Luca Alinovi, FAO Representative in Somalia, describes FAO's work and ...read more
26/01/2012
 - To assist the Government of Sudan (the Government of National Unity and the Government of South Sudan) in preventing and controlling the spread of RVF in ...read more
20/01/2012
 - To ensure the quick livelihood recovery of flood affected communities in Wanthwa, Jikawo, Akobo and Lare woredas.
18/01/2012
 - To contribute to the livelihood recovery of flood-affected households in flood-affected woredas in the Amhara region.
18/01/2012
 - To improve the capacity of households in Darfur to overcome seasonal food gaps and conflict-induced strains on their livelihoods through engagement in winter season agricultural production, ...read more
13/01/2012
 - To contribute to restoring food security and livelihoods through the provision of agricultural inputs for food production, carrying out income-generating activities and training to increase resilience ...read more
04/01/2012
 - The crisis is not over – although the number of people facing famine has fallen to 250 000 in Somalia, the impact of the drought and ...read more
15/12/2011
 - Drought is nothing new in Djibouti – since 2007, rainfall levels have been less than 75 percent of the average. However, the impact of the 2010/11 drought ...read more
13/12/2011