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 - Kenya is currently experiencing one of the worst food security crises in recent years due to a prolonged drought. Back-to-back failed rainy seasons have eroded community ...read more
26/10/2017
 - Towards the end of 2016, Kenya was facing a growing threat of drought. Across the Horn of Africa, failure of the 2016 short rains (October–December) in ...read more
25/10/2017
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to Fall Armyworm: FAO projects: Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) projects on FAW management are ongoing in Central ...read more
24/10/2017
 - FAO-led fisherman training via the Coastal Communities Against Piracy (CCAP) Project aims at tackling some of the root causes of economic marginalization in Somalia’s coastal communities. ...read more
19/10/2017
 - In the Lake Chad Basin, the security crisis exacerbates the challenges faced by vulnerable farmers and herders, already affected by climate hazards over the past decade. ...read more
19/10/2017
 - The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is experiencing a protracted humanitarian crisis. Extreme poverty, a fragile security context and intensified inter-community conflict have rendered communities ...read more
12/10/2017
 - Key points Insecurity in the Central African Republic has worsened. Clashes among various armed groups continue, particularly affecting the southeastern and northwestern areas, caused additional population displacements ...read more
11/10/2017
 - Highlights 8050 households reached through seed fairs in Yambio in August and September. Following the completion of post-planting assessments in August, harvest assessments are ongoing throughout the country, ...read more
10/10/2017
 -  In the past El Niño 2015-16 Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency in southern and southeastern areas of the country, including Oromia, SNNP and Somali Regions. Humanitarian ...read more
09/10/2017
 -  A thriving agriculture sector is crucial to long-term peace and development in South Sudan. Up to 90 percent of the country’s population depends on farming, fishing ...read more
05/10/2017