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 - A fall armyworm outbreak, the first emergence of the pest in southern Africa, is causing considerable crop damage in some countries. If the pest damage aggravates, ...read more
03/02/2017
 - Renforcer la coordination de la lutte antiacridienne d'urgence à Madagascar et y développer la lutte préventive.
02/02/2017
 - In 2016, following El Niño-induced drought, Wilson Milambo, 46, from Zomba was unable to produce enough food for his family of eight children and a wife. ...read more
21/01/2017
 - The 2015/16 agricultural season was the driest that Southern Africa has experienced in 35 years. With 70 percent of the region’s population dependent on agriculture for ...read more
14/12/2016
 - The assessment revealed that in Omusati at least 97 percent of the communities were reliant on crop production followed by Kunene which reported only 20 percent. ...read more
12/12/2016
 - Southern Africa is now entering the peak of the lean season following the worst El Niño-induced drought in decades. With food stocks largely depleted due to ...read more
06/12/2016
 - The livestock industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the agricultural economy, contributing approximately 40 percent of the global value of agricultural production. Most ...read more
29/11/2016
 - Invasive alien species (IAS) have become a serious threat to the productivity of forest plantations in many parts of the world. In Zimbabwe, there are three new ...read more
21/11/2016
 - Farmers in southern Madagascar, hit by three years of devastating drought, urgently need more support so they can plant crops in time for the December and January planting seasons, the ...read more
18/11/2016
 - Situation overview The 2015/16 agricultural season in Southern Africa was the driest in 35 years. In a region where over 70 percent of the population is dependent ...read more
30/10/2016