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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
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - How Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools are nurturing leaders for today and tomorrow Habiba Athumani, a refugee from Somalia, is a student at Angelina Jolie Girls ...read more
02/05/2013
 - FAO has assisted representatives from the governments of South Sudan and Sudan to initiate the formation of a joint veterinary protocol agreement for the control of ...read more
30/04/2013
 - In this issue: Desert Locust Campaign Making Progress in Kassala  
30/04/2013
 - A hydrogeological study covering north and northwestern Somalia indicates that unguided drilling of boreholes puts the country’s groundwater in jeopardy. The report by Somalia Water and Land ...read more
29/04/2013
 - Seasonal Migration Update Insecurity and uncertainty along the Sudan-South Sudan border is continuing to hamper the seasonal migration of nomadic livestock owners and their herds. According to ...read more
26/04/2013
 - To increase access of agropastoralists in South Sudan to animal health services and of internally displaced, returnees and other vulnerable groups to fishing gear.
24/04/2013
 - Plant viruses are threatening the livelihoods of farmers and food security by attacking vital food crops in East and Central African countries. Cassava is the staple ...read more
18/04/2013
 - Inside this issue: Food factory launched in Western Uganda Four TeleFood Projects for Uganda Kasese farmers embrace fruit growing FAO calls for ‘Zero Illegal Deforestation’ target
15/04/2013
 - In this issue: Desert Locust Threat Regional Desert Locust Effort Agricultural Census
28/03/2013