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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 - Many farmers across northern Uganda are returning to their villages after two decades of civil strife and displacement. Reintegrating back home and rebuilding their livelihoods presents huge challenges. FAO Uganda ...READ MORE
 - To enhance households and national food security while combating the potential impact of climate change by promoting sound and sustainable farming practices in southern Africa.
16/08/2012
 - To improve decision-making processes for conservation agriculture (CA) by various stakeholders and at different levels of implementation in Angola, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa. ...read more
09/08/2012
 - An estimated 70% of Lesotho’s population is dependent on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods, meaning that most people are vulnerable to climate change. This is made ...read more
15/07/2012
 - The economy of Zimbabwe – a country once considered the breadbasket of southern Africa – is beginning to turn around after a decade-long recession that saw ...read more
11/06/2012
 - Conventional methods of land preparation and cropping practices can contribute to the degradation of soils and have limited efforts to raise agricultural production beyond subsistence levels ...read more
01/01/2012
 - Conservation agriculture has become increasingly important as a means for enabling all farmers, particularly those with small land holdings and facing chronic food insecurity, to increase ...read more
24/03/2011
 - To reduce food insecurity among vulnerable farming households from Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.
02/03/2011
 - FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy. ...read more
03/01/2011
 - Although food security in Zimbabwe improved significantly following government efforts and a USD 70 million international assistance programme providing farmers with subsidized inputs, the country still needs agricultural and ...read more
10/08/2010
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Technical Brief 1, July 2010 In southern Africa, high levels of soil degradation and a decline in fertility threaten agricultural ...read more
01/07/2010
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