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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - To improve food security, sustainable livelihood development and resilience of Afar Region pastoralists, agropastoralists and peri-urban communities through the promotion of appropriate technologies, livelihood diversification, capacity ...read more
01/06/2015
 - The two recent earthquakes in Nepal have had a major impact on food security and agricultural livelihoods. Around two-thirds of Nepalese depend on agriculture for their ...read more
25/05/2015
 - Explorative mission on transhumance in the Central African Republic.
21/05/2015
 - Farming families affected by the Nepal earthquakes urgently need agricultural inputs – such as seeds and grain storage bags – to harvest their standing wheat crop, ...read more
20/05/2015
 - Concerns over the spread of high impact transboundary animal diseases are mounting in Lebanon and neighbouring countries as millions of refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria ...read more
05/05/2015
 - Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is expected to improve food security, livestock genetics and better flock ...read more
23/04/2015
 - Amidst escalating conflict at a crucial time in the country’s cropping season, almost 11 million people in Yemen are severely food insecure and millions more are ...read more
15/04/2015
 - Concerns over the spread of high impact transboundary animal diseases are mounting in Lebanon and neighbouring countries as some of the 1.5 million refugees fleeing the ...read more
09/04/2015
 - Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious disease of sheep and goats caused by a Morbillivirus closely related to rinderpest virus and is considered ...read more
08/04/2015
 - Since the Syrian conflict, the spread of trans-border animal diseases has become a major problem. Bruno Minjauw is FAO’S ‎Resilience and Liaison officer in Lebanon. He ...read more
08/04/2015