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 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Even before an earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, ripped through the country in 2010, Haiti was in a protracted crisis. One of the poorest and least developed countries ...READ MORE
 - East and Central Africa continues to face acute and chronic emergencies that severely impact the vulnerability of rural communities who are affected by food insecurity, gender ...read more
24/05/2013
 - The Junior Farmer Field and Life School is a training approach designed to empower vulnerable youth and provide them with the livelihood options and gender-sensitive skills ...read more
02/05/2013
 - South Sudan is a tough place to be a farmer. Traditional farming methods, little improved over decades of protracted war, can bring poor returns in a ...read more
11/04/2013
 - To mitigate household food insecurity in targeted areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip through emergency support to backyard food production and income-generating opportunities for ...read more
28/03/2013
 - To recover the livelihoods and re-establish the small income-generating activities of 5 009 indigenous and non-indigenous rural women, reducing the vulnerability of their livelihoods to disasters. ...read more
13/02/2013
 - FAO and France join efforts to improve farmers’ livelihoods - A new programme in the Republic of South Sudan is helping vulnerable farmers to improve their ...read more
15/01/2013
 - FAO in emergencies' project in Malawi to support the use of treadle pumps in agriculture.
23/11/2012
 - How a woman in rural Kenya is reaping the benefits of growing tomatoes using innovative irrigation technology Mrs. Mutisya keenly studies the leaves of her newly transplanted ...read more
07/10/2012
 - How innovative technology by FAO is promoting a savings culture for grains Osama is dead and the women of Kimu market in Kyuso district are a happy ...read more
02/10/2012
 - 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
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