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 - Consecutive years of drought have depleted food and water resources in Djibouti, stretching the ability of rural families – most of whom keep livestock – to cope. People have enough ...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
 - To contribute to livelihood protection of pastoralists in Ethiopia’s Somali and Oromia Regions through the strengthening of a comprehensive livestock disease surveillance, monitoring and reporting system. ...read more
22/08/2012
 - To improve farmers’ water management capacity and increase economic returns through irrigation farming.
21/08/2012
 - To improve the short- and long-term food security of pastoral communities in northern, upper eastern and northwestern Kenya.
20/08/2012
 - To rehabilitate productive assets and reinforce coping mechanisms of drought- and famine-affected communities in southern Somalia.
20/08/2012
 - A fisherman’s camp on the banks of the White Nile River in South Sudan. A group are returning home for lunch, after a few hours of ...read more
14/08/2012
 - In South Sudan, a country that traditionally prizes cattle herding above all other trades, there are calls now for greater support for fishing. FAO experts say a ...read more
14/08/2012
 - In South Sudan, a country that traditionally prizes cattle herding above all other trades, there are calls now for greater support for fishing.
14/08/2012
 - Castro Camarada, FAO Subregional Coordinator for Eastern Africa and FAO Representative in Ethiopia to the African Union & ECA, talks about the challenges facing the Horn ...read more
02/08/2012
 - The long rains ended early with significant rainfall deficits being experienced across the eastern half of Kenya, parts of southern Somalia, northeastern Djibouti, and northeastern Ethiopia. The June ...read more
25/07/2012
 - The February—May rainfall was characterized by a late onset and mixed performance throughout the horn of Africa (HoA). Exceptionally heavy rains and the consiquential flooding in western ...read more
24/07/2012