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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 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
 - On 25 October, a FAO assessment team visited an internally displaced person camp not far from Dire Dawa in Ethiopia’s Somali Region to better understand how ...read more
29/10/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are expanding their operations in response to growing ...read more
19/10/2015
 - Renforcer la résilience face aux sécheresses et ainsi améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition des communautés et des ménages des zones semi-arides et arides à ...read more
16/10/2015
 - El Niño conditions in the tropical Pacific are known to shift rainfall patterns in many different parts of the world. Although they vary somewhat from one ...read more
07/10/2015
 - Central America is one of the regions most vulnerable to disaster risks due to its geographical location, high climate variability, exposure to extreme hazards and the ...read more
21/09/2015
 - Prolonged dry weather associated with the El Niño phenomenon has severely reduced this year’s cereal outputs in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, putting a ...read more
14/09/2015
 - Much higher than normal rains in the last third of 2015, resulting from the El Niño climate phenomenon, could reverse many of the humanitarian and development ...read more
21/08/2015
 - Agriculture-dependent families in Maguindanao are still reeling from the residual impacts of conflict, drought and flooding that affected the province during the first half of 2015. ...read more
30/07/2015
 - Agriculture-dependent families in the central Mindanao region of the Philippines are still reeling from the residual impacts of conflict, drought and flooding that affected them during the first half of 2015.  In ...read more
30/07/2015
 - Collaboration and cooperation are central to the success of the work of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), which, among other goals, ...read more
11/06/2015