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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
 - As the security situation gradually stabilizes, agriculture offers the most opportunities for economic growth, particularly among the youth and returnees who are seeking work and can ...read more
14/01/2016
 - With South Sudan still facing a large-scale food crisis, the need for quality data on crop harvests is crucial. As part of strengthening the agriculture and ...read more
05/01/2016
 - Highlights: National rice production in 2015 is estimated at about 3.7 million tonnes (in paddy terms), representing a decline of 6 percent compared to the previous year. ...read more
04/01/2016
 - To increase access to food (staple crops, vegetable, fish and livestock) for crisis-affected populations in Upper Nile State.
28/12/2015
 - Crop and livestock production prospects in Southern Africa have been weakened by the El Niño weather phenomenon that has lowered rains and increased temperatures. A reduced agricultural ...read more
22/12/2015
 - Keys points: Good agro-pastoral production is expected in West Africa and the Sahel. Some localized fodder deficits in the pastoral zone of Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal and Chad ...read more
21/12/2015
 - Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a zoonotic, viral, vector-borne disease representing a threat to human health, animal health and livestock production in Africa, the Near East ...read more
21/12/2015
 - From 15 to 17 December, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has convened a regional consultation with the stakeholders of the poultry ...read more
17/12/2015
 - Diagnostic Durant la 1ère décade de novembre 2015, selon les relevés du Centre national antiacridien, l’Aire grégarigène a reçu une pluviosité importante susceptible d’enrayer l’aridité. Dans l’Aire ...read more
16/12/2015
 - As the crisis in South Sudan enters its third year, FAO remains committed to its pledge to “stay and deliver”. Despite ongoing insecurity and in response ...read more
16/12/2015