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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...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
 - Regions most severely affected by the typhoon account for one-third of the total rice production in the country - Hundreds of thousands of farmers in the Philippines whose crops ...read more
19/11/2013
 - Shortly after the devastating cyclone hit parts of northern Somalia, the extent of its impact is beginning to emerge with about 100 people feared dead and ...read more
12/11/2013
 - Livelihoods and food security at risk – FAO calls for $24 million for immediate interventions FAO is mobilizing support to the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon ...read more
12/11/2013
 - From glowing green hills to dusty prairie fields - through the window of the car seven MP’s from Karamoja in Uganda watch how the dramatic Kenyan ...read more
08/10/2013
 - Emergency restocking of improved cattle in Burundi was undertaken after 1993 following the almost dozen years of civil war that claimed the lives of more than ...read more
10/09/2013
 - To cope with recurrent drought and climate variability, pastoralists in Karamoja – a semi-arid region of Uganda – harvest grass to make hay, which they store ...read more
20/08/2013
 - Vulnerable agro pastoral communities in the semi arid region of Karamoja in Uganda have resorted to cereal banking as a coping mechanism to their food security ...read more
14/08/2013
 - Syria's food security situation has significantly deteriorated over the past year and domestic agricultural production will further decline over the next 12 months if the present ...read more
05/07/2013
 - Two years ago, the world reached a milestone: FAO declared the world free from rinderpest on 28 June 2011. Rinderpest is a highly contagious animal disease ...read more
24/06/2013
 - To create a conducive environment which reduces the dependency of vulnerable rural communal households on humanitarian assistance and improves their livelihood outcomes.
21/06/2013