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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
 - FAO recognizes that animals such as camels, cattle, goats and sheep are vital livelihood assets for many people in Darfur. To protect these assets, FAO conducts ...read more
05/03/2012
 - Somalia is no longer in a state of famine, but the situation is still dire across the whole region with millions of lives at risk. This video ...read more
02/03/2012
 - The situation in the drought‐affected areas of the Horn of Africa has improved significantly. However, an estimated 9 million people are still in need of assistance. ...read more
01/03/2012
 - Each year, countries in the Eastern and Central region of Africa experience the highest number of natural hazards and people-induced disasters in all of Africa. More ...read more
22/02/2012
 - Vaccines, fishing, planting supplies needed before rains - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is helping the people of the conflict-affected, South Sudanese state of Jonglei feed themselves ...read more
17/02/2012
 - To improve the food security and nutrition of 5 000 households in the rainfed and irrigated areas in Hiraan by increasing access to the minimum food ...read more
14/02/2012
 - FAO-WFP report says poor harvests, price hikes, conflict, displacement worsen hunger - Millions of people in South Sudan will face hunger this year if urgent action ...read more
08/02/2012
 - FAO’s new Director-General prioritizes Horn of Africa - The United Nations declared an end to famine conditions in Somalia today, but warned that with recurrent droughts in the ...read more
03/02/2012
 - FAO recognizes that the structural solution to hunger lies in improving agricultural productivity in countries prone to food shortages. In Sudan, FAO helps farmers, herders, fishers ...read more
01/02/2012
 - Inside this issue: New Uganda FAO Representative Cassava on the verge epidemic Combating illegal harvesting and trade in timber and charcoal New FAO chief on global eradication of hunger
01/02/2012