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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
 - From 2009 to 2012, FAO Zambia has been working with close to 600 extension staff from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock to promote conservation agriculture ...read more
08/02/2013
 - The majority of households in Choma district, located in the Southern Province of Zambia, depend on rainfed, agricultural-related activities for their livelihoods. That is why when ...read more
08/02/2013
 - When Paul Motseki saw how well the farmers in a neighbouring area were doing – they had strong, quality plants and good yields – he decided ...read more
31/01/2013
 - As a result of the cumulative impact of floods in 2011 and late rains in the early stages of 2011-2012 cropping season, a food insecurity crisis ...read more
23/11/2012
 - In Lesotho, a series of dry spells, late rains and early frost has led to an alarmingly steep reduction in agricultural yields for 2011/12. The adverse ...read more
28/09/2012
 - 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
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