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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians. Well over half of the population has fled their homes, including 6.1 million people ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Locust crisis Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children under the ...READ MORE
 - Key messages In 2017, the food security situation in South Sudan is expected to deteriorate to unprecedented levels – the risk of famine is real for thousands ...read more
25/10/2016
 - Farmers and beneficiaries of the BRACE programme harvest at the community garden in Dolnoon, Aweil South, South Sudan. The "Building Resilience through Asset Creation and Enhancement" ...read more
24/10/2016
 - Key points Normal to above normal harvest and pasture production expected for the 2016/2017 cropping season. Spread of the Rift Valley fever in the region of Tahoua in ...read more
24/10/2016
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have distributed seeds and agricultural tools ...read more
18/10/2016
 - The conflict in Yemen has escalated dramatically since mid-March 2015 and the country is facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. A major food security emergency is ...read more
16/10/2016
 - Key points Without support to revitalize the agriculture sector (crops, forestry, livestock and fishery), many former combatants and youths will not be able to find jobs and ...read more
08/10/2016
 - Key messages Almost 4.5 million people face acute food insecurity in northeast Nigeria and require immediate assistance, according to the latest Cadre harmonisé analysis, released on 19 ...read more
28/09/2016
 - Key points Relatively well-distributed rainfall in most of the region with above normal in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. Normal availability of pastures in the pastoral ...read more
26/09/2016
 - Garden walls are a proven technique to grow vegetables and herbs vertically, without using any arable land. These walls are made from very cheap and readily ...read more
25/09/2016
 - Key messages Restoring agricultural livelihoods is a priority to avoid a further deterioration of the food security situation of displaced people and host communities in the coming ...read more
23/09/2016