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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - In this issue: Going High-Tech FAO in the Field in Kassala
01/07/2013
 - Spreading from Kenya across the rest of East and Central Africa, the Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is a serious risk to food security in the ...read more
01/07/2013
 - To strengthen the effectiveness of agriculture- and livelihood-related responses to La Niña through: enhanced leadership, better information dissemination, improved coordination, more timely and effective response and ...read more
28/06/2013
 - What is MLND? The Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is a result of a combination of two viruses, the Maize Chlorotic Mottle Virus (MCMoV) and any of ...read more
28/06/2013
 - FAO is calling for countries in the global ‘wheat belt’ to step up monitoring and prevention for wheat rusts – fungal diseases that do especially well ...read more
12/06/2013
 - Coordination informée et efficace de la réponse d'urgence et des interventions de relèvement des différents intervenants en matière de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle multisectorielle tout au ...read more
10/06/2013
 - FAO has joined the call for urgent action to prevent the spread of Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) and Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD) in Africa. The ...read more
04/06/2013
 - Fortalecer las capacidades de las comunidades pesqueras, pastorales y agropastoralistas para que puedan hacer frente a los choques que afectan sus medios de vida.
31/05/2013
 - In early February 2012, thanks to good rains and a strong multisectoral humanitarian and development effort, we were able to declare an end to famine conditions ...read more
29/05/2013