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 - 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
 - Agriculture is the most influential sector in freeing Pakistan’s poorest families from hunger, malnutrition and dependence on external aid. In addition to providing food and income to 80 percent of ...READ MORE
 - Support under plant genetics treaty fund announced during Rio+20 - The European Union is contributing € 5 million (6.5 million dollars) towards the Benefit-sharing Fund of the International ...read more
21/06/2012
 - The eruption of the Puyehue volcano, in the southern Andes, began on 4 June 2011 lasting for several days and spouting columns of ash 10 000 ...read more
21/06/2012
 - The UN food agencies based in Rome have expressed the wish that G20 leaders meeting in Mexico redouble their efforts to fight hunger. The UN Food and ...read more
19/06/2012
 - Zimbabwe’s economy is starting to turn around after almost a decade of recession characterized by macroeconomic and political challenges. During this time, the near collapse of ...read more
11/06/2012
 - Smallholders key in feeding growing populations - Governments need to play a more active role in support of smallholders if they are to become productive enough ...read more
01/06/2012
 - Julie Kambu Mayemba is 40 years old and lives not far from Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with her husband and five children. ...read more
27/03/2012
 - 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
 - On 12 January 2010, a 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti leading to massive loss of life and causing unprecedented damage to urban and rural areas in the ...read more
10/04/2011
 - The first half of 2010 saw an upsurge in political turbulence and violent outbreaks in Kyrgyzstan. Widespread protests in April forced the president to resign and ...read more
23/11/2010
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