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 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - The recent flooding in southern Malawi has submerged 35 000 hectares of cropland under water, swept away livestock and displaced some 174 000 people. The interrupted agricultural cycle threatens the ...READ MORE
 - Since April 2012, Madagascar is facing a Migratory Malagasy Locust plague that threatens the food security of 13 million people (60 percent of the population), 9 ...read more
11/12/2015
 - Durant le mois d’octobre 2015, les premières pluies importantes ont été enregistrées à partir de la 3ème décade. Les sols seraient alors devenus humides, au moins ...read more
10/12/2015
 - Lancement de la troisième et dernière campagne antiacridienne La troisième et dernière campagne antiacridienne (2015/16) du Programme triennal (2013-2016) de réponse à l’invasion acridienne mis en oeuvre ...read more
30/11/2015
 - Durant le mois de septembre 2015, la pluviosité était encore très faible (inférieure à 15 mm), voire nulle, dans la Grande-Île, sauf dans quelques localités de ...read more
25/11/2015
 - Following the training of over 700 principals and teachers on CA and Home Gardening and Nutrition by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the Ministry of ...read more
23/11/2015
 - In the prevailing context of climate change and declining food security in Lesotho, the need to raise children, parents and communities’ awareness on Climate Smart Agriculture ...read more
23/11/2015
 - Madagascar is prone to natural disasters including drought, floods, cyclones and locust crises. The current locust plague began in April 2012 following a two-year upsurge that ...read more
19/11/2015
 - To contribute to the mainstreaming of conservation agriculture in national and regional programmes to improve conservation agriculture coordination and strengthen advocacy, publicity and information/knowledge generation and ...read more
05/11/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Lesotho recently conducted training sessions on climate-smart agriculture technologies including conservation agriculture, home gardening and ...read more
03/11/2015
 - Locust situation From late August onwards, temperatures have gradually increased and bushfires have continued. As a result, young grass regrowth have appeared in early October. Although the ...read more
20/10/2015