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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - Background On 20 and 21 February, Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston cut a path of destruction across Fiji, causing widespreaddamage in all four divisions: Eastern, Northern, Western ...read more
04/03/2016
 - Three years of conflict and ongoing displacements in the Central African Republic (CAR) continue to disrupt agriculture and severely constrain people’s access to food, as they ...read more
01/03/2016
 - Highlights The unprecedented crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR), which started in December 2012 and has devastated the country's overall economy in 2013, continues to constrain ...read more
01/03/2016
 - Result of Tropical Cyclone Winston at Koro Island, Fiji - 17 villages altogether. Photos are courtesy of EU/N. Sailo.
29/02/2016
 - Countries in the Southern African Development Community need to urgently implement a set of agreed-upon measures  to mitigate the effects of El Nino. A strong El ...read more
29/02/2016
 - Path (lat/lng) data for Tropical Cyclone Winston 2016. Click on the markers to see details of time and windspeed in each location.
29/02/2016
 - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) secretariat will this week convene a two-day multi-sectoral stakeholder consultative meeting to develop a regional preparedness and response strategy to ...read more
24/02/2016
 - Agricultural producers in seven municipalties of eastern Serbia will receive help in the coming months from the European Union – working in partnership with FAO – ...read more
17/02/2016
 - Joint statement by FAO, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, FEWS NET - Famine Early Warning Systems Network and the World Food Programme Southern Africa is currently ...read more
12/02/2016
 - Under the lead of the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations system is mobilizing a coordinated response to Zika aimed at minimizing the threat in ...read more
09/02/2016