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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - The Dry Corridor in Central America, in particular Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, is experiencing one of the worst droughts of the last ten years with ...read more
29/06/2016
 - The belg (spring) rains have arrived in Ethiopia but the effects of more than two years of persistent dry spells and poor rainfall continue to threaten ...read more
17/06/2016
 - Context Food production in the Gaza Strip is constrained by an arid environment and limited access to steady sources of water. This threatens the food security and ...read more
07/06/2016
 - Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37 from 34 ...read more
02/06/2016
 - Key messages Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as one of the strongest El Niño events on record caused severe drought, leading ...read more
30/05/2016
 - Livestock owners affected by the drought in Ethiopia are receiving critical livelihood recovery assistance thanks to Belgium’s USD 500 000 contribution to the Food and Agriculture ...read more
26/05/2016
 - Suite à la situation de sècheresse déclarée dans la région de Grand Sud de Madagascar, la vulnérabilité de la population rurale a atteint un niveau alarmant. ...read more
17/05/2016
 - With just six weeks left before the start of Ethiopia's main cropping season, farmers urgently need seeds and agricultural support if they are to sow their ...read more
29/04/2016
 - FAO Sub-Regional Office for East Africa and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have signed a partnership agreement to coordinate cross-border efforts on animal health, trade ...read more
29/04/2016
 - With just six weeks left before the start of the main cropping season in Ethiopia, FAO is calling for urgent funding to help farmers sow their ...read more
29/04/2016