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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
 - After eight weeks of intensive learning in the field and the classroom, nineteen South Sudanese graduated from FAO South Sudan’s Agro-Pastoral Master Training Course on 7 ...read more
23/06/2014
 - Sue Lautze, FAO's Head of Office in South Sudan and the UN's Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator talks to Juba-based Radio Miraya about FAO's emergency response programme in ...read more
19/06/2014
 - To improve the food security situation and livelihoods of the populations affected by the post-election crisis in the Montagnes district.
19/06/2014
 - To improve food security, nutrition and livelihoods among returnees and their host communities in South Sudan.
19/06/2014
 - An estimated 3.3 million people are food insecure in Sudan today. With 80 percent of Sudan’s rural population relying on agriculture for their food and income, ...read more
18/06/2014
 - Before the crisis, South Sudan was already the scene of one of the world’s largest humanitarian operations – responding to structural food insecurity, large refugee populations, ...read more
18/06/2014
 - In April 2012, FAO, WFP and UNICEF launched a Joint Resilience Strategy refocusing modalities of engagement to effectively build up resilience in Somalia. The focus on ...read more
11/06/2014
 - Decades of political, social and economic challenges in Somalia have led to critical capacity limitations. The fall of the national governance structures and the reduced institutional ...read more
11/06/2014
 - Suffering from the prolonged effects of civil war for nearly twenty years, Somalia’s institutional capacity has been lost and most professional and skilled expertise has left ...read more
11/06/2014
 - Late rains and erratic weather patterns in Somalia have raised concerns over a worsening of the food security situation, as food stocks from the last poor ...read more
11/06/2014