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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
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security and the Food Security Cluster ...read more
10/11/2014
 - The helicopter took off to carry out an extensive aerial survey between Antananarivo and Majunga in Madagascar, stopping at Maevatanana to refuel. The objective of the ...read more
07/11/2014
 - Through a voucher scheme organized by FAO in collaboration with various implementing partners, women farmers in Zimbabwe have been benefiting from better access to agricultural inputs, ...read more
06/11/2014
 - Thirty five participants from many parts of South Sudan will complete an intensive training on “Risk Analysis of Transboundary Animal Disease” today in Rock City, Juba. ...read more
06/11/2014
 - FAO's response Funds received to‐date have enabled FAO to distribute 500 806 livelihood kits (crop, vegetable, fishing), as well as vaccinating more than 1.5 million animals, and ...read more
05/11/2014
 - On 17 October, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the end of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Republic of Senegal, commending the ...read more
03/11/2014
 - Mr. and Mrs Bandamire are rural farmers in Hurungwe district, located approximately 200 kilometers north west of Harare. The family is one of the 80 000 ...read more
03/11/2014
 - The end of the winter period was marked by the first rains in late September. These rains have continued throughout October, resulting in the growth and ...read more
31/10/2014
 - After a poor rainy season, parts of southern Somalia are now being hit by severe bouts of floods, further aggravating the already alarming food security situation ...read more
31/10/2014
 - Contribuer à l’amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire des populations affectées par les chocs climatiques à travers l’amélioration de la qualité des semences et de leur disponibilité. ...read more
30/10/2014