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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - To improve household food and nutrition security and help drought and flood-affected smallholder farmers rebuild their livelihoods and build resilience against future shocks.
 - Widespread acute malnutrition persists across Somalia and large numbers of people will be acutely food insecure through December 2015, following below average cereal harvests in crop more
 - To build the capacity of the Ministry of Agriculture through the development of standard training manuals on nutrition-sensitive agriculture and provision of trainings to agriculture development more
 - The crop planting assessment, conducted by FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Cooperatives and Rural Development in South Sudan, covers rainfall performance, area planted, input more
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a longstanding history in South Sudan, with both humanitarian and development programmes dating back to more
 - Cattle are a symbol of status and wealth in South Sudan, where livestock represent a source of food (particularly milk), social capital and a form of more
 - Much higher than normal rains in the last third of 2015, resulting from the El Niño climate phenomenon, could reverse many of the humanitarian and development more
 - FAO South Sudan team Nyabenyi Tipo, Deputy FAOR for Programmes and Mario Zappacosta, Economist spoke to Radio Miraya with South Sudan's Food Security Council Secretary-General John more
 - The livestock crisis continues to deepen and spread in South Sudan. Last December, FAO warned of a “silent emergency” as the ongoing conflict and instability undermined more
 - Key points: In Greater Equatoria, production prospects for first season crops to be harvested in August/September are mixed, due to dry weather conditions affecting several areas. Planted area more