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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
 - In Rumbek, Lakes State, FAO South Sudan reached over 600 households with emergency livelihood crop kits between June and July 2014.  This includes over 7 metric tons of sorghum, more
 - To achieve increased productivity and resilience to food and nutrition security threats and/or emergencies among smallholder farming and herding communities in seven states.
 - Continued efforts to provide farmers, fishers and pastoralists in South Sudan with life-saving emergency livelihood kits are at risk due to a funding shortfall, aggravating the risk of famine more
 - Highlights Clashes continue to be reported in parts of the country, despite the signing of a Cessation of Hostilities agreement on 23 January 2014 and a recommitment more
 - To contribute to food, income and livelihood security of economically active, low-income urban and rural households in five states.
 - In addition to providing rapid, portable emergency livelihood support designed to help large numbers of people increase food availability, in South Sudan FAO has continued to more
 - To contribute to the restoration and strengthening of food security of internally displaced persons, returnees and conflict- and flood-affected families.
 - Part of FAO’s emergency response in South Sudan is the distribution of livelihood kits nation-wide. In May 2014, FAO and partners distributed crop kits to beneficiaries more
 - Three United Nations emergency directors have called for more sustained funding for Somalia nearly three year after the worst famine hit the Horn of Africa nation. The 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 more