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 -  In the past Earthquake in 2010 One of the poorest and least developed countries in the western hemisphere, it is prone to natural disasters – from drought and flooding to seasonal hurricanes and tropical storms. ...READ MORE
 - Rural communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo face steep hurdles, such as armed violence, civil insecurity, poverty, acute and chronic malnutrition, limited access to natural resources and lack of basic social services. ...READ MORE
 - The increase in the cost for labour in farming communities in Sierra Leone has greatly disturbed the activities of farmers, to the extent of preventing most ...read more
15/06/2015
 - Farming families affected by the Nepal earthquakes urgently need agricultural inputs – such as seeds and grain storage bags – to harvest their standing wheat crop, ...read more
29/05/2015
 - FAO is providing much-needed seeds to Nepalese farmers affected by the devastating earthquakes of 25 April and 12 May, thanks to funding from Belgium, Italy and ...read more
28/05/2015
 - With funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation, FAO and partners in Liberia including the Ministries of Agriculture and Gender are reaching out to 3 000 households ...read more
02/03/2015
 - Under the fisheries programme, FAO is assisting 19 000 fisher households by way of repairing post-harvest facilities, providing inputs and increasing the resilience of coastal communities ...read more
06/02/2015
 - Women vegetable farmers and traders in the Koinadugu District in the north of Sierra Leone have expressed frustration over the fall in prices for their produce ...read more
05/02/2015
 - In an effort to increase production, availability and access to food sources in states less affected by the crisis in South Sudan, FAO and partners distributed ...read more
19/12/2014
 - Palek Island is a tiny village located about an hour off the western bank of the Nile near Terekeka county in Central Equatoria State. Not many ...read more
17/12/2014
 - Through FAO’s voucher programme, women farmers in Zimbabwe – often the most vulnerable households – were able to start vegetable farming as a business, giving them ...read more
26/11/2014
 - The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in March 2014 has had tremendous negative impacts on all aspects of life in Liberia. Two separate Food and ...read more
21/11/2014
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