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 - Thanks to a decent harvest and a strong response from the international humanitarian community, the United Nations declared an end to famine in southern Somalia in early 2012. More than ...READ MORE
 - A thriving agriculture sector is crucial to long-term peace and development in South Sudan. Up to 95 percent of the country’s population depends on farming, fishing or herding to meet ...READ MORE
 - An unprecedented food emergency has left 4 million Somalis – about half of the country’s population – in crisis. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote ...read more
13/12/2011
 - On 9 July 2011, the Republic of South Sudan achieved independence, ending decades of conflict. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote d'Ivoire Democratic Republic of the ...read more
13/12/2011
 - Diouf urges adequate and predictable funding for HoA region - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called for “adequate and predictable” financial resources to resolve the crisis ...read more
24/09/2011
 - FAO calls for stepped up response - FAO today called for increased efforts to stem the food crisis in the Horn of Africa as famine spread to a ...read more
05/09/2011
 - Predictable, sustained support for rural economies and livelihoods needed to avoid future crises - As world governments met today in Ethiopia for an international pledging conference aimed ...read more
25/08/2011
 - Food assistance to save lives today, support for agriculture and pastoralism to prevent repeat crises tomorrow - Governments, UN agencies and international organizations meeting in Rome ...read more
18/08/2011
 - Immediate support vital - As famine spread to three more areas of southern Somalia and threatened to engulf the whole of the country's south, FAO warned ...read more
05/08/2011
 - On 20 July, the United Nations declared a state of famine in parts of southern Somalia, which has killed tens of thousands of people in recent months ...read more
21/07/2011
 - Joint FAO/WFP/Oxfam statement - From mega-emergencies, such as the earthquake in Haiti or the floods in Pakistan, to headline-grabbing humanitarian crises, such as the conflicts in ...read more
08/07/2011
 - The humanitarian catastrophe in Somalia continues and is as urgent as ever. CAP 2011 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Democratic Republic of the Congo Djibouti Haiti Kenya Niger Somalia Sudan West Africa West Bank and ...read more
30/11/2010
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