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 - The leaders of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have called on the international community to urgently step ...read more
02/05/2017
 - Tackling the menace of the tenacious fall armyworm pest and avoiding economic hardship for smallholders across Africa requires quick and coordinated action, a massive awareness campaign, ...read more
01/05/2017
 - A combination of food assistance and food production support is the only way to make any dent in the scale of hunger we are witnessing in ...read more
28/04/2017
 - In March, FAO activated 120 veterinary teams across Somalia to keep drought-affected animals alive and healthy, helping livestock owners to retain a vital food source. Nearly ...read more
27/04/2017
 - As millions of east African farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat – the fall armyworm. The pest has been ...read more
25/04/2017
 - Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people facing famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, FAO Directory-General José Graziano da Silva ...read more
24/04/2017
 - Prince Charles of Wales today visited FAO where he was briefed by officials from the three Rome-based UN food agencies on the massive hunger crises facing ...read more
05/04/2017
 - The objective of this good practice fact sheet is to provide guidance on using remote sensing technology in a developing country environment, in particular to verify ...read more
04/04/2017
 - Globally, 108 million people in 2016 were reported to be facing Crisis level food insecurity or worse (IPC Phase 3 and above). This represents a 35 ...read more
31/03/2017
 - Globally, 108 million people in 2016 were reported to be facing Crisis level food insecurity or worse (IPC Phase 3 and above). This represents a 35 ...read more
31/03/2017