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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Since the crisis erupted in December 2013, FAO in South Sudan has been committed to “stay and deliver”. Although attacks on FAO offices in state capitals and deep field locations in ...read more
31/12/2014
 - In September 2014, despite the ongoing crisis in South Sudan, two young entrepreneurs turned ideas into action by opening “Omega” the country’s first farm-to-table restaurant. Omega ...read more
31/12/2014
 - To improve, protect and sustain food security and livelihoods of the vulnerable conflict-affected households in the target areas.
30/12/2014
 - There was a dearth of good news from South Sudan in 2014. We can end the year on one good note, however. In September 2014, despite ...read more
30/12/2014
 - Cattle movement disrupted by conflict in South Sudan. There is a growing risk of disease outbreaks.
20/12/2014
 - In an effort to increase production, availability and access to food sources in states less affected by the crisis in South Sudan, FAO and partners distributed ...read more
19/12/2014
 - Palek Island is a tiny village located about an hour off the western bank of the Nile near Terekeka county in Central Equatoria State. Not many ...read more
17/12/2014
 - To improve the food and livelihood security of IDP, returnee, vulnerable host community, refugee and pastoral households in South Sudan through increasing beneficiaries’ access to agricultural, ...read more
10/12/2014
 - To reduce the threat posed by African swine fever (ASF) and other priority transboundary animal diseases (TADs) to food safety and public health and improve livestock’s ...read more
02/12/2014
 - There are over 35 million livestock in South Sudan, including 11 million cows and 25 million goats and sheep combined. Livestock is the largest form of ...read more
28/11/2014