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 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - FAO today launched a new programme to urgently assist 90 000 vulnerable households in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone whose food supplies and livelihoods are threatened ...read more
08/10/2014
 - FAO STRATEGY The most urgent priority of FAO and all UN partners is stopping the epidemic of the Ebola virus disease outbreak and ending the tragic loss ...read more
07/10/2014
 - The outbreak of Ebola virus disease, first reported in March 2014, has severely affected Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, resulting in tragic loss of life and adversely impacting agriculture and food security. On ...read more
07/10/2014
 - In the community councils of Litjotjela and Maloaneng, Leribe District in Lesotho, Mrs Masekhametsi Hlomoka and Mrs Sesinyi Ramatekoa are beneficiaries of a pilot initiative complementing ...read more
06/10/2014
 - In late August, teams of FAO South Sudan staff members returned to their offices in FAO’s Juba headquarters after spending challenging weeks in the field conducting the 13th round ...read more
03/10/2014
 - A locust plague that spread across Madagascar threatening the main staple food crops and pasture in the country has been successfully contained, however, progress is under ...read more
02/10/2014
 - A locust plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust started in April 2012 in Madagascar, threatening rice and maize crops and therefore the food security and livelihoods ...read more
02/10/2014
 - Download the FAQs in PDF on Ebola virus disease   What is Ebola virus disease?Ebola virus disease, formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a human illness caused ...read more
02/10/2014
 - CHALLENGES FACING AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY The Ebola outbreak is proving to have a wide security, economic and livelihood impact on all affected countries and on the ...read more
01/10/2014
 - The Liberian Ministry of Agriculture, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) together with sector partners embark ...read more
01/10/2014