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 - Tackling the menace of the tenacious fall armyworm pest and avoiding economic hardship for smallholders across Africa requires quick and coordinated action, a massive awareness campaign, ...read more
01/05/2017
 - IPC acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan from 01/05 to 31/05/2017. Click on the Counties for more details.
28/04/2017
 - In March, FAO activated 120 veterinary teams across Somalia to keep drought-affected animals alive and healthy, helping livestock owners to retain a vital food source. Nearly ...read more
27/04/2017
 - As millions of east African farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat – the fall armyworm. The pest has been ...read more
25/04/2017
 - The Mayendit market is broken due to the conflict and hasn’t been functional for some time. All that was available at the market was dry fish. ...read more
19/04/2017
 - The objective of this good practice fact sheet is to provide guidance on using remote sensing technology in a developing country environment, in particular to verify ...read more
04/04/2017
 - The FAO Horn of Africa Cross-Border Drought Response Plan outlines the urgent livelihood needs of drought-affected pastoral agropastoral households in vulnerable cross-border areas of Ethiopia, Kenya, ...read more
28/03/2017
 - Despite widespread emergency response in Ethiopia’s agriculture sector last year to the El Niño-induced drought, humanitarian needs remain high in 2017. New threats to food security ...read more
23/03/2017
 - FAO is further scaling up its activities in drought affected regions of Somalia thanks to a $22 million loan approved this week by the United Nations Central Emergency ...read more
21/03/2017
 - The coastal community in Eyl, Somalia is beating hunger by fishing. FAO kitted their boats with ice boxes so that they can stay out at sea ...read more
16/03/2017