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 - 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
 -  In the past Ebola outbreak Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the ...READ MORE
 - Key messages Almost 4.5 million people face acute food insecurity in northeast Nigeria and require immediate assistance, according to the latest Cadre harmonisé analysis, released on 19 ...read more
28/09/2016
 - Participants in the regional technical consultation on agricultural and food prospects in the Sahel and West Africa, held from 19 to 21 September 2016, in Lomé, ...read more
26/09/2016
 - Key points Relatively well-distributed rainfall in most of the region with above normal in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. Normal availability of pastures in the pastoral ...read more
26/09/2016
 - Key messages Restoring agricultural livelihoods is a priority to avoid a further deterioration of the food security situation of displaced people and host communities in the coming ...read more
23/09/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host communities bear the brunt of the multiple impact of the current crisis. Most of displaced families have ...read more
22/09/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, 3,000 households (about 24 000 people) are benefitting from FAO assistance to engage in vegetable production (rain fed and irrigated cropping) and marketing, ...read more
21/09/2016
 - Food insecurity situation in the Sahel and West Africa from 01/08 to 31/08/2016. Compare it with the previous one.
16/09/2016
 - Key messages  Almost 4.5 million people face acute food insecurity in northeast Nigeria and require immediate assistance, according to the latest Cadre harmonisé analysis, released on 19 ...read more
25/08/2016
 - Key points: Alarming food situation among IDPs in Maiduguri in Borno State - Nigeria. Progressive and near-final installation of the 2016-2017 crop year. The FAO food price index continues to rise since ...read more
22/08/2016
 - On this World Humanitarian Day, we remember our commitment to leave no one behind as we recognize our shared humanity. In northeast Nigeria, where many farming households ...read more
19/08/2016