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 - 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
 - Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the right inputs and ...READ MORE
 - On 17 October, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the end of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Republic of Senegal, commending the ...read more
03/11/2014
 - Contribuer à l’amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire des populations affectées par les chocs climatiques à travers l’amélioration de la qualité des semences et de leur disponibilité. ...read more
30/10/2014
 - The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has claimed over 4 800 lives, and continues to claim many more across West Africa. The epidemic is so severe ...read more
28/10/2014
 - From 05/11/2014 To 07/11/2014 Location: Dakar, Senegal FAO's Regional Resilience, Emergency and Rehabilitation Office for West Africa/Sahel (REOWA) organises, in close collaboration with the London Royal Veterinary Collage ...read more
28/10/2014
 - Key points The agricultural productions (cereal and pulses) are expected to be lower than the five-year average in the Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal. Market cereal supply ...read more
24/10/2014
 - To improve the livelihoods of schoolchildren and their families in the freed zones of the Segou region.
22/10/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS The current Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa is the world’s largest Ebola outbreak recorded to date. The epidemic is severely affecting Guinea, Liberia and ...read more
22/10/2014
 - For the first time, the Government of Japan is supporting FAO’s efforts in Mali to assist food-insecure households and improve their access to food during the ...read more
20/10/2014
 - The Ministry of Agriculture, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have initiated on 14 October 2014 ...read more
17/10/2014
 - On a sunny Tuesday morning in mid-September 2014, an FAO team entered the Ebola-stricken town of Foya, carefully making its way to an FAO-supported poultry production ...read more
15/10/2014