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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians.As of December 2014, over 50 percent of the population has fled their homes, ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - When Jérôme Saragba was shot in the throat by marauding armed men at the end of 2013, it could have been the end of a long more
 - The full extent of the conflict-driven food security crisis in South Sudan has yet to unfold, warns Sue Lautze, head of FAO operations in the troubled more
 - The current Malagasy Migratory Locust plague started in April 2012. Rice, other crops and pasture resources for livestock are at risk of considerable damage by the more
 - After eight weeks of intensive learning in the field and the classroom, nineteen South Sudanese graduated from FAO South Sudan’s Agro-Pastoral Master Training Course on 7 more
 - In 2013, the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) moved from a protracted crisis to an acute and complex emergency. Widespread insecurity and conflict severely impacted food security, causing a sharp reduction more
 - Key points Population displacements as a result of violence in the Central African Republic, in northern Nigeria and in northern Mali, pose a humanitarian risk in the more
 - Sue Lautze, FAO's Head of Office in South Sudan and the UN's Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator talks to Juba-based Radio Miraya about FAO's emergency response programme in more
 - Before the crisis, South Sudan was already the scene of one of the world’s largest humanitarian operations – responding to structural food insecurity, large refugee populations, more
 - The rainy season in Madagascar is now coming to an end and weather and ecological conditions are becoming unsuitable for locust breeding. Therefore, no further massive more
 - The region of Bossangoa has been one of the worst hit by the violent conflict in CAR. Many families have had to leave their homes to more