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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
 - IPC map of acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan from 01/09 to 30/09/2014. Click on the Counties for more details.
24/09/2014
 - FAO's response Funds received to‐date have enabled FAO to distribute 413 575 000 livelihood kits (crop, vegetable, fishing), as well as vaccinating more than 1 million animals, ...read more
23/09/2014
 - The Ebola epidemic is washing away years of progress and hard work. Savings consolidated over several years have been completely depleted due to the disease’s destruction ...read more
23/09/2014
 - Concerns about the impact of Ebola on vulnerable populations in Liberia have now been confirmed today in a new report released today by FAO. According to ...read more
23/09/2014
 - BACKGROUND The past six months have witnessed an unprecedented Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak that has affected five countries in West Africa. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone ...read more
23/09/2014
 - On Monday, FAO North America hosted Sue Lautze, FAO representative and UN Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan, at a briefing about the crisis in the ...read more
21/09/2014
 - FAO’s response A major food crisis has been contained thanks to timely donor support that has allowed emergency crop production support, saving families from a domino effect ...read more
18/09/2014
 - En juillet 2014, la pluviosité à Madagascar a diminué par rapport à celle du mois de juin. Par conséquent, le dessèchement des strates herbeuses se poursuivait ...read more
17/09/2014
 - Permettre aux populations de la partie durement éprouvée par la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle de l’année 2012 (Nord, Plateau-Central et Sahel) de sauvegarder et reconstituer leur ...read more
16/09/2014
 - During the month of June 2014, up to 106 farmers practicing Conservation Agriculture (CA) had the opportunity to exchange views, experiences and ideas with other farmers ...read more
16/09/2014