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 - Despite harsh climatic conditions, Africa’s drylands support millions of people and contribute significantly to Kenya’s national economy, primarily through livestock products. However, these same areas are ...read more
28/11/2018
 - Climate change can cause long-lasting, more frequent dry spells – a particular problem for pastoralists in the Horn of Africa as this leads to livestock losses, ...read more
21/11/2018
 - The project funded by the European Union aims to sustainably reduce the food insecurity and malnutrition of children under five and pregnant and lactating women in ...read more
26/10/2018
 - The Sahel region faces severe drought and desertification. Often, women have to walk 10 kilometers for water. FAO’s “One million cisterns for the Sahel” project helps ...read more
16/10/2018
 - Like many farmers in Senegal, Guilé Mané used to struggle through the dry season. Rainfall in Senegal can be very low and irregular, even in the ...read more
16/10/2018
 - New evidence in SOFI 2018 confirms a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three ...read more
11/09/2018
 - The Kanyi, a local name for Sahel breed of goat, admired for its delicate legs and striking hair often reddish brown, has long been the dominant ...read more
11/09/2018
 - New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine ...read more
11/09/2018
 - This brochure highlights the objectives and key information of the FAO project entitled “One million cisterns for the Sahel”. It aims to illustrate the project activities’ ...read more
28/08/2018
 - FAO’s cash-based programmes support smallholder farmers and other vulnerable people who are particularly exposed to the impacts of conflict, protracted crises, climate change, natural hazards and economic ...read more
15/08/2018