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 -  In the past Locust crisis El Niño 2015-16 Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children ...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
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated herds of livestock and driven some 10.2 million people ...read more
15/01/2016
 - To provide a specific biometrics-based fishermen database system for the Puntland Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (SMoFMR) to increase knowledge of fisheries activities and fishing ...read more
15/01/2016
 - To ensure that food, nutrition and livelihood security in Somalia is strengthened at household and community levels, thereby ensuring greater resilience to future shocks, such as ...read more
15/01/2016
 - 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
 - Context The protracted conflict since 2003 in Darfur (Sudan) has resulted in massive loss of human lives and assets, disrupted livelihoods and led to severe food insecurity ...read more
21/12/2015