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 - Kenya is currently experiencing one of the worst food security crises in recent years due to a prolonged drought. Back-to-back failed rainy seasons have eroded community ...read more
26/10/2017
 - Towards the end of 2016, Kenya was facing a growing threat of drought. Across the Horn of Africa, failure of the 2016 short rains (October–December) in ...read more
25/10/2017
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to Fall Armyworm: FAO projects: Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) projects on FAW management are ongoing in Central ...read more
24/10/2017
 - FAO-led fisherman training via the Coastal Communities Against Piracy (CCAP) Project aims at tackling some of the root causes of economic marginalization in Somalia’s coastal communities. ...read more
19/10/2017
 - Highlights 8050 households reached through seed fairs in Yambio in August and September. Following the completion of post-planting assessments in August, harvest assessments are ongoing throughout the country, ...read more
10/10/2017
 -  In the past El Niño 2015-16 Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency in southern and southeastern areas of the country, including Oromia, SNNP and Somali Regions. Humanitarian ...read more
09/10/2017
 -  A thriving agriculture sector is crucial to long-term peace and development in South Sudan. Up to 90 percent of the country’s population depends on farming, fishing ...read more
05/10/2017
 - To ensure food and nutrition security, and reduce the poverty of marginal and small rural households and ex‐combatants through boosting agricultural and livestock production, improving natural ...read more
28/09/2017
 - In 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in South Sudan set up a new mechanism to respond to people severely affected ...read more
25/09/2017
 - This distribution is part of a Rapid Response Mission (RRM) that FAO, OXFAM, Save the Children and WFP are conducting to provide food, medicines, seeds and ...read more
21/09/2017