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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
 - On this World Humanitarian Day, we remember our commitment to leave no one behind as we recognize our shared humanity. In northeast Nigeria, where many farming households ...read more
19/08/2016
 - The Cadre Harmonise (CH) update analysis for Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States was conducted in August, 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria. The Boko Haram related insurgency in ...read more
19/08/2016
 - The Cadre Harmonisé report released on 19 August 2016 indicates that 4.5 million people are severely food insecure (Phase 3 to 5) in northeast Nigeria and require immediate ...read more
19/08/2016
 - Almost 4.5 million people are facing severe food insecurity in conflict-hit areas of northeast Nigeria. The latest Cadre harmonisé (CH) analysis for August to September 2016 shows ...read more
19/08/2016
 - In 2015, drought exacerbated by El Niño ravaged Ethiopia’s highlands and lowlands, resulting in crop failure and wide-scale animal losses. To counter the devastating impact on the vulnerable smallholder farmers ...read more
16/08/2016
 - With this year's main planting season winding down in Ethiopia, there is still a small window of opportunity in September for farmers to plant the last set of ...read more
12/08/2016
 - The El Niño phenomenon poses a global threat to the agricultural livelihoods of millions of people. In Southern Africa, the impacts of El Niño have been felt ...read more
10/08/2016
 - Le mois d’avril 2016 semble avoir été marqué par une pluviosité faible à très faible dans toute la Grande-Île. Les relevés du Centre national antiacridien (CNA) indiquaient que ...read more
09/08/2016
 - Urgent action is needed to provide farming and livelihood support to 385,000 people in parts of Nigeria's northeast where food insecurity is rampant, FAO said today. The resumption ...read more
09/08/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, FAO is providing agricultural assitance to 12,400 IDP households and host families during the ongoing rainfed cropping season. Improved varieties of food crop seeds (millet, sorghum and ...read more
09/08/2016