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 - 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
 - Highlights A severe drought in 2016 and early 2017 severely impacted the 2016/17 maha harvest with 45 percent reduction in the production of paddy crop. In addition, production ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka hit large swaths of cropping areas in the country. This development means that food security of ...read more
23/06/2017
 - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a ...read more
22/06/2017
 - To improve the food security and livelihoods of vulnerable populations affected by drought in the Nord-Ouest and Sud-Est departments.
16/06/2017
 - 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
 - To improve food security and nutrition, as well as restore livelihoods, of vulnerable households affected by the El Niño-induced drought.
08/06/2017
 - Large agricultural harvests in some regions of the world are buoying global food supply conditions, but protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the ...read more
08/06/2017