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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
 - 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
15/12/2014
 - Worsening of the food insecurity situation in Ituri (Province Orientale) and in Boende (Equateur); persistence of the Emergency Phase in Punia (Maniema), Shabunda (South-Kivu), Manono, Mitwaba ...read more
15/12/2014
 - In the Invasion Area (mainly in the West), control operations started on the 17 October with the onset of the rainy season and the first breeding ...read more
15/12/2014
 - Key points The regional agricultural production estimates are higher in comparison to the five-year average. The level of production masks regional deficits. The coarse grain prices are higher ...read more
15/12/2014
 - Latest indications confirm that world cereal production will reach an all-time record of more than 2.5 billion tonnes in 2014. Buoyed by bumper crops in Europe and ...read more
12/12/2014
 - To strengthen the resilience of populations affected by malnutrition and food insecurity and reduce the negative impact of food and nutrition crises in West Africa.
11/12/2014
 - Since the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) was declared in Guinea in March 2014, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has ...read more
11/12/2014
 - To improve the food and livelihood security of IDP, returnee, vulnerable host community, refugee and pastoral households in South Sudan through increasing beneficiaries’ access to agricultural, ...read more
10/12/2014
 - To monitor the food security conditions in the region, promote efforts to use response analysis to identify improved, better coordinated crisis responses, as well as maintain ...read more
09/12/2014
 - To contribute to poverty and chronic malnutrition reduction, increased production and productivity, and improved commercialization of smallholder agriculture in Zimbabwe.
05/12/2014