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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
 - On 9 July 2011, the Republic of South Sudan achieved independence, ending decades of conflict. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote d'Ivoire Democratic Republic of the ...read more
13/12/2011
 - Protracted conflict and a weakening economy in the Sudan have left millions in need of humanitarian assistance. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote d'Ivoire Democratic Republic ...read more
13/12/2011
 - To assist displaced populations and conflict-affected communities in Darfur to obtain and use fuel wood in a sustainable, resource-efficient manner.
08/12/2011
 - To facilitate the re-integration of returnees; enable returnees, IDPs and vulnerable host communities to sustain and improve their livelihoods as well as their level of household ...read more
15/11/2011
 - Farm investments today can prevent food security crises tomorrow - With the October rainy season starting, FAO is helping more than 5 000 vulnerable farming households ...read more
13/10/2011
 - FAO calls for urgent action, funds - Urgent action is needed to prevent a looming humanitarian and food crisis in two strife-affected regions on the border ...read more
05/10/2011
 - The current economic hardships being experienced around the world are pushing more people into poverty while others are going hungry or reducing their daily food rations. ...read more
03/10/2011
 - FAO calls for stepped up response - FAO today called for increased efforts to stem the food crisis in the Horn of Africa as famine spread to a ...read more
05/09/2011
 - Food assistance to save lives today, support for agriculture and pastoralism to prevent repeat crises tomorrow - Governments, UN agencies and international organizations meeting in Rome ...read more
18/08/2011
 - To reduce the vulnerability of Afar pastoral and agropastoral communities to drought and climate change through capacity building, the promotion of appropriate technologies and the rehabilitation ...read more
16/08/2011