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 - 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
 - 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
 - A locust plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust started in April 2012 in Madagascar, threatening rice and maize crops and therefore the food security and livelihoods ...read more
02/10/2014
 - Download the FAQs in PDF on Ebola virus disease   What is Ebola virus disease?Ebola virus disease, formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a human illness caused ...read more
02/10/2014
 - Challenges facing agriculture and food security The Ebola outbreak is proving to have a wide security, economic and livelihood impact on all affected countries and on the ...read more
01/10/2014
 - The Liberian Ministry of Agriculture, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) together with sector partners embark ...read more
01/10/2014
 - The Ghanaian capital is now host to the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, headed by Anthony Banburry, Special Representative of the UN SG. Interviews with ...read more
29/09/2014
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today stressed the need for controls on animal health to help curb the spread of Ebola and other infectious diseases ...read more
29/09/2014
 - As part of its strategy to support the livelihoods of the most vulnerable populations in central Mali, FAO is undertaking a large operation of restoring aquaculture ...read more
26/09/2014
 - Lofa County, once Liberia’s biggest grain basket and food production belt, was the first to be hit by the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in March 2014. ...read more
26/09/2014
 - Four years after the start of the crisis in Syria, the UN estimates that some 6.45 million people are internally displaced. While a very small number ...read more
25/09/2014
 - Humanitarian assistance is having a measurable and significant impact in South Sudan. The combined efforts of the Food Security and Livelihood Cluster (co-led by FAO, WFP ...read more
24/09/2014