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 -  A thriving agriculture sector is crucial to long-term peace and development in South Sudan. Up to 95 percent of the country’s population depends on farming, fishing or herding to meet ...READ MORE
 - El Niño has had an extremely heavy impact on livestock and agriculture in Ethiopia. Shukri Ahmed gives dramatic figures on the consequences of the drought. He ...read more
15/01/2016
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated herds of livestock and driven some 10.2 million people ...read more
15/01/2016
 - Belgium’s USD 285 000 contribution to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) emergency programme in Vanuatu provides help to more than 4 ...read more
16/12/2015
 - The declaration of the end of the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone brought relief to the government and citizens, after a 72 week-long outbreak that has ...read more
14/12/2015
 - Skipping meals, migrating to find work, borrowing to pay for necessities, selling their household goods and vehicles, killing their livestock for lack of feed, planting less ...read more
07/12/2015
 - In eastern Ukraine, family-run farms are feeling the impact of the on-going conflict. The results of a household survey carried out by the UN Food and ...read more
07/12/2015
 - Thirty women groups attached to the Koinadugu Women Vegetable Farmers’ Cooperative benefited from high quality vegetable seeds of different varieties with support from FAO to enhance ...read more
24/09/2015
 - Mira Upreti kneels on the dirt floor in her hut, cooking food on a makeshift fireplace. The corrugated iron roof and walls, and the fire, make ...read more
16/09/2015
 - Agriculture-dependent families in Maguindanao are still reeling from the residual impacts of conflict, drought and flooding that affected the province during the first half of 2015. ...read more
30/07/2015
 - Agriculture-dependent families in the central Mindanao region of the Philippines are still reeling from the residual impacts of conflict, drought and flooding that affected them during the first half of 2015.  In ...read more
30/07/2015