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 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka hit large swaths of cropping areas in the country. This development means that food security of ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a ...read more
22/06/2017
 - A new guide by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) urges child labour concerns be integrated in agriculture, food security and nutrition programs during crises ...read more
12/06/2017
 - The number and frequency of recorded natural disasters, along with the associated impact and damage to livelihoods and economies (local, national), are increasing significantly. Natural disasters ...read more
23/05/2017
 - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called on the international community to urgently step up action to prevent further hunger deaths in four countries stalked by ...read more
20/05/2017
 - As livelihood recovery efforts continue, farmers in the rice-producing provinces of Aurora and Nueva Ecija are optimistic that the upcoming harvest can help them rebound from ...read more
21/02/2017
 - FAO’s Rapid Results Drought Response Plan addresses the most time-sensitive needs of rural families across Somalia. In 2016, Somalia’s two main rainy seasons were poor, both ...read more
16/01/2017
 - Farming and fishing families in Mindanao are no stranger to both natural and human-induced disasters. For over four decades now, their lives and livelihoods have been ...read more
13/01/2017
 - To address both immediate and long-term food needs after Hurricane Matthew, FAO is collaborating with the World Food Programme (WFP), which provide food aid to the ...read more
19/12/2016