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 - Consecutive years of drought have depleted food and water resources in Djibouti, stretching the ability of rural families – most of whom keep livestock – to cope. People have enough ...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
 - On the 26th May 2014, Dr. Sue Lautze, Head of FAO in South Sudan and the UN’s Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, visited the Greater Bahr el Ghazal ...read more
07/06/2014
 - FAO is scaling up its emergency response operations in South Sudan despite problems of access and insecurity in parts of the country. The Organization has extended its emergency response ...read more
05/06/2014
 - To increase agricultural income by improving farmers’ access to quality seeds and planting material.
26/05/2014
 - On 15 May 2014 over 200 goats were vaccinated against PPR (Peste des Petit Ruminants) in Torit town, Eastern Equatoria state. The PPR vaccines are included ...read more
20/05/2014
 - FAO distributions are ongoing in South Sudan in support of food insecure communities who have been severely affected by the conflict that broke out in December ...read more
19/05/2014
 - To increase income and reduce food insecurity through private sector-led growth.
12/05/2014
 - South Sudan is facing one of the worst food crises in recent history with experts predicting some parts of the country could face famine by next ...read more
30/04/2014
 - To improve the agricultural production and associated food and nutrition security of drought/hazard-affected smallholder farmers through the provision of high quality seed and planting materials.
02/04/2014
 - The British government has released $13.7 million in emergency funding to FAO, in order to help conflict-affected families in South Sudan restore their agriculture-based livelihoods and ...read more
31/03/2014
 - FAO and Puntland authorities have launched the first database for Somali fishermen in decades aimed at improving management of fisheries in the Indian Ocean and the ...read more
27/03/2014