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 - Nature of the threat and its spread in Africa FAW was first detected in Central and Western Africa in early 2016 (Sao Tome and Principe, Nigeria, Benin ...read more
05/06/2017
 -  In the past El Niño 2015-16 Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled ...read more
31/05/2017
 - Highlights The main planting season is underway in South Sudan and it is critical that farmers are able to safely access their fields for planting, weeding and ...read more
31/05/2017
 - FAO is carrying out surveillance, survey and monitoring of the new migratory insect pest, fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith) in Ethiopia. The fall armyworm, which first arrived ...read more
31/05/2017
 - Highlights FAO South Sudan Rapid Response Team has carried out direct distributions to 1 200 HH in Mayenditand 1 500 HH in Leah Seed Fairs are currently ongoing, ...read more
30/05/2017
 - In collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other development partners, the Government of Ethiopia has intensified efforts to protect ...read more
30/05/2017
 - Around 5.5 million people in South Sudan, or almost half the population, face severe hunger, not knowing where their next meal is coming from ahead of ...read more
26/05/2017
 - All parties to the conflict in South Sudan must cease violence and work together to ensure that food and other lifesaving support can reach people to end famine ...read more
24/05/2017
 - FAO is also scaling up the distribution of fishing kits in critical famine areas in South Sudan where people are living in swamps and who are ...read more
24/05/2017
 - FAO and UNESCO, in partnership with the local NGO Norwegian People's Aid, run a program to teach children, youth and adults who are regularly on the ...read more
22/05/2017