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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
 - Dominique Burgeon, Director of FAO's Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, took part in the Emergency Directors Group (EDG) mission to South Sudan, a country facing a major ...read more
26/03/2014
 - FAO senior officials met today with a high level clerical delegation working in the Central African Republic to talk about FAO’s work in the country and ...read more
26/03/2014
 - A recent report by the United Nations says that despite a cease-fire agreement, ethnic violence has claimed thousands of lives in South Sudan. CCTV interviewed Sue ...read more
26/03/2014
 - CCTV interviews Sue Lautze FAO Head of Office in South Sudan, and asks her to shine some light on the reasons behind the violence odf the ...read more
26/03/2014
 - The first locust control campaign in response to the Madagascar locust plague is proceeding at a fast pace. Between 1 and 20 March 2014, the treated ...read more
26/03/2014
 - Durant la 2ème décade de février 2014, la pluviométrie fut moins importante qu’au cours de la décade précédente. La pluviométrie enregistrée dans l’Aire grégarigène variait globalement ...read more
25/03/2014
 - Inside this issue: Uganda to benefit from initiative to tackle food losses FAO mapping technologies help fill gaps in Uganda’s forest data African Union declares 2014, “Year of Agriculture ...read more
25/03/2014
 - Dominique Burgeon, Director of FAO's Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, describes his recent visit to South Sudan: "On 20 March, as part of the Emergency Directors’ Group, ...read more
24/03/2014
 - In March 2014 FAO carried out its first seed and tool distribution for the upcoming agriculture season in Bossangoa in the Central African Republic. Strategic partnership between ...read more
24/03/2014
 - The World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the government of the Central African Republic are joining forces to help prevent a full-scale ...read more
21/03/2014