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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 - Many farmers across northern Uganda are returning to their villages after two decades of civil strife and displacement. Reintegrating back home and rebuilding their livelihoods presents huge challenges. FAO Uganda ...READ MORE
 - Conventional methods of land preparation and cropping practices can contribute to the degradation of soils and have limited efforts to raise agricultural production beyond subsistence levels ...read more
01/01/2012
 - Conservation agriculture has become increasingly important as a means for enabling all farmers, particularly those with small land holdings and facing chronic food insecurity, to increase ...read more
24/03/2011
 - To reduce food insecurity among vulnerable farming households from Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.
02/03/2011
 - FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy. ...read more
03/01/2011
 - Although food security in Zimbabwe improved significantly following government efforts and a USD 70 million international assistance programme providing farmers with subsidized inputs, the country still needs agricultural and ...read more
10/08/2010
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Technical Brief 1, July 2010 In southern Africa, high levels of soil degradation and a decline in fertility threaten agricultural ...read more
01/07/2010
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Technical Brief 2, July 2010 Southern Africa has high levels of food insecurity with stunting levels of more than 20% ...read more
01/07/2010
 - Regional Emergency Office for Southern Africa (REOSA) Technical Brief 3, July 2010 Achieving food security remains central to many national and regional programmes and policies in southern ...read more
01/07/2010
 - The European Union and FAO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), are assisting over 36 000 farmers in Lesotho, more than ...read more
19/05/2010
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