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 - Preventing famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen urgently requires intensified humanitarian support and further funding. That was the message of an event hosted by the UN's Food and Agriculture ...read more
06/07/2017
 - Opening statement by Daniel Gustafson, Deputy Director‐General, Programmes, FAO.
06/07/2017
 - The world faces one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 20 million people in four countries — northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and ...read more
06/07/2017
 - Three years of drought have taken a heavy toll on the rangelands and water supplies that Somalia’s 7+ million pastoralists rely on to keep their animals ...read more
30/06/2017
 - Back-to-back failed harvests in 2016 pushed Somali farming families into an untenable position. Their much-reduced carry-over seed stores were quickly used up. Many went into debt ...read more
30/06/2017
 - FAO interventions to reinforce rural livelihoods are holding the line against worsening food insecurity, mitigating displacement pressures, reducing the overall humanitarian burden, laying the groundwork for ...read more
30/06/2017
 - Markets in Somalia are functioning. There is food on their shelves – but scarcity and high prices have pushed it out of the reach of many. ...read more
30/06/2017
 - To strengthen community resilience through the use of flood risk and early warning information, and to develop the capacity of partners in flood risk management.
26/06/2017
 - A broad range of stakeholders and Somali institutions have access and contribute to timely and relevant gender-disaggregated data and information on the food-, nutrition-, and livelihood ...read more
14/06/2017
 - Key messages Rural livelihoods are people’s best defence against famine. Interventions that reinforce rural livelihoods meet immediate food needs, mitigate displacement pressures, reduce the overall humanitarian burden ...read more
14/06/2017