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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
 - Population growth, agricultural expansion, and the rise of globe-spanning food supply chains have dramatically altered how diseases emerge, jump species boundaries, and spread, according to an ...read more
16/12/2013
 - Following the passage of super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, extensive damage to agriculture and rural livelihoods were reported. During the 16 and 17 November, an FAO Team was sent ...read more
04/12/2013
 - The investment by the United Kingdom in one of the biggest and most modern slaughterhouses in Somalia will significantly contribute towards improving Somalia's ailing meat industry, ...read more
29/11/2013
 - A community based service is helping to improve livestock health among the pastoral and agro pastoral communities in Karamoja in Uganda.
28/11/2013
 - Regions most severely affected by the typhoon account for one-third of the total rice production in the country - Hundreds of thousands of farmers in the Philippines whose crops ...read more
19/11/2013
 - Shortly after the devastating cyclone hit parts of northern Somalia, the extent of its impact is beginning to emerge with about 100 people feared dead and ...read more
12/11/2013
 - Livelihoods and food security at risk – FAO calls for $24 million for immediate interventions FAO is mobilizing support to the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon ...read more
12/11/2013
 - From glowing green hills to dusty prairie fields - through the window of the car seven MP’s from Karamoja in Uganda watch how the dramatic Kenyan ...read more
08/10/2013
 - Emergency restocking of improved cattle in Burundi was undertaken after 1993 following the almost dozen years of civil war that claimed the lives of more than ...read more
10/09/2013
 - To cope with recurrent drought and climate variability, pastoralists in Karamoja – a semi-arid region of Uganda – harvest grass to make hay, which they store ...read more
20/08/2013