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 - Chronic poverty, years of conflict and severe climatic events, including the 2011/2012 drought in the Sahel which triggered a major food and nutrition crisis, have negatively impacted agricultural and livestock ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of the Central African Republic’s working population relies on agriculture, but years of conflict and instability have stifled economic growth and reduced crop and livestock production. ...READ MORE
 - FAO Bangui, Pierre Vauthier explains how the livestock sector has been disrupted in the Central African Republic, as pastoralists have been deprived of their animals.
21/02/2014
 - FAO Bangui, Pierre Vauthier provides update on immediate needs to restore agricultural activities in order to ensure food security in the Central African Republic.
21/02/2014
 - Introduction 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012: Acute food and nutrition crises affect millions of people across the Sahel due to a combination of drought, high grain prices, environmental ...read more
19/02/2014
 - Highlights 2.5 million people need immediate humanitarian assistance; and one in five Central Africans is now internally displaced. These figures are likely to rise as the conflict ...read more
13/02/2014
 - Farmers in the Central African Republic are in urgent need of seeds and essential tools for the March planting season if they are to help avert ...read more
12/02/2014
 - To ensure that harmonized food security analyses are used in improving decision making and planning strategic response in Central African Republic.
11/02/2014
 - On Friday 7 February 2014 tools and seeds were distributed to 760 people, in particular to market gardeners from the Boeing-Bercali-Fontaine area and farmers from the ...read more
10/02/2014
 - The food and nutrition situation in the Sahel is still of concern with the impact of recent crises in 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2012 holding back ...read more
03/02/2014
 - Key points: The off-season campaign continues normally across the region Cereal prices remain generally stable or are decreasing compared to previous months but are higher than five-year ...read more
31/01/2014
 - Building resilience of vulnerable communities to the vagaries of climate change (CC) is not business as usual but, rather calls for more transformative approaches that can ...read more
29/01/2014