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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
 - 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 ...read more
09/07/2014
 - 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 ...read more
08/07/2014
 - Somalia’s food security crisis is expected to worsen over the next several months following poor performance of the major rainy season (Gu), shrinking humanitarian assistance and ...read more
07/07/2014
 - All sides of the conflict in South Sudan have at times become very "fixed, dark and negative" as outbreaks of violence continue. The country needs lasting ...read more
04/07/2014
 - Dr. Sue Lautze, FAO Representative in South Sudan and the UN’s Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator explains the four types of emergency livelihood kit that FAO is distributing ...read more
03/07/2014
 - 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 ...read more
01/07/2014
 - An MAFCRD/FAO Planting Assessment Mission visited Greater Bahr el Ghazal from 30th May to 23rd June 2014 to assess the overall land preparation and planting situation ...read more
01/07/2014
 - To improve food and nutrition security and restore livelihoods for 4 050 drought-affected households in Djibouti and Somalia.
30/06/2014
 - Dominique Burgeon, FAO’s Director, Emergency and Rehabilitation Division has today toured the agency’s new home in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. FAO’s Head of Office a.i. in ...read more
26/06/2014
 - The full extent of the conflict-driven food security crisis in South Sudan has yet to unfold, warns Sue Lautze, head of FAO operations in the troubled ...read more
24/06/2014