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 - Between August and October 2012, torrential rains led to devastating floods in several states, causing considerable human casualties and damage to crops, livestock and fisheries. High food prices, resulting from ...READ MORE
 - FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - The special event will address some of the challenges for the UN System, in its engagement with countries and partners, to achieve the goals and priorities ...read more
02/04/2015
 - High-level authorities from 15 countries pledged on Thursday to collaborate on a global plan to wipe out forever the devastating animal disease known as ‘Peste des ...read more
02/04/2015
 - Agriculture at increasing risk Agriculture is a source of livelihood for over 35 percent of the world’s population. Natural hazards and disasters – such as floods, drought, ...read more
30/03/2015
 - Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector according to initial results from a new ...read more
17/03/2015
 - From the 14 to the 18 of March 2015 world leaders and the international development community will gather in Sendai, Japan for the World Conference on ...read more
17/03/2015
 - Lesotho Emergency and Resilience Programme (ERP), implemented by FAO and the Government of Lesotho since 2012, has been retained as Finalist in the “Expo Milano 2015 ...read more
23/02/2015
 - An ongoing locust plague is threatening the livelihoods and food security of 13 million people in Madagascar. To address this major issue, the Ministry of Agriculture ...read more
19/02/2015
 - Under the fisheries programme, FAO is assisting 19 000 fisher households by way of repairing post-harvest facilities, providing inputs and increasing the resilience of coastal communities ...read more
06/02/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has collaborated with the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) since 2009 to support activities and programmes ...read more
31/01/2015
 - From 17/02/2015 To 19/02/2015 Location: Dori, Burkina Faso //   The FAO Regional Office in Dakar, the Red Cross, the FAO Office in Burkina Faso, as well as the GRET, ...read more
31/01/2015