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 - Consecutive years of drought have depleted food and water resources in Djibouti, stretching the ability of rural families – most of whom keep livestock – to cope. People have enough ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - To reduce the vulnerability of Afar pastoral and agropastoral communities to drought and climate change through capacity building, the promotion of appropriate technologies and the rehabilitation ...read more
16/08/2011
 - High-level operational meeting called in Rome - Urgent and concrete measures intended to heighten the international response to the worsening crisis in the Horn of Africa ...read more
11/08/2011
 - Building Back Better - FAO and EU Fighting Hunger, Restoring Livelihoods Welcome to the second issue of the FAO Uganda Information Bulletin in 2011. The European Union ...read more
01/08/2011
 - Following the emergency meeting on the food and humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa held in Rome on 25 July at the request of the ...read more
29/07/2011
 - 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
 - Famine in Somalia has killed tens of thousands of people in recent months and could grow even worse unless urgent action is taken, the UN's Food ...read more
20/07/2011
 - Améliorer les mécanismes d’adaptation et d’autonomie de 900 personnes déplacées, rapatriées et ménages vulnérables du Nord Bahr el-Ghazal en utilisant l’approche des écoles d’agriculture de terrain ...read more
14/07/2011
 - FAO Somalia Emergency Requirements - Nairobi: July 14th Continuing low and erratic rainfall has led to one of the worst droughts in Somalia in two decades. Approximately ...read more
14/07/2011
 - 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