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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
 - In the Invasion Area (mainly in the West), control operations started on the 17 October with the onset of the rainy season and the first breeding ...read more
15/12/2014
 - To contribute to poverty and chronic malnutrition reduction, increased production and productivity, and improved commercialization of smallholder agriculture in Zimbabwe.
05/12/2014
 - A US$4 million project to strengthen controls of food security threats and better manage plant and animal pests and diseases in the Southern African region was ...read more
28/11/2014
 - Through FAO’s voucher programme, women farmers in Zimbabwe – often the most vulnerable households – were able to start vegetable farming as a business, giving them ...read more
26/11/2014
 - En septembre 2014, l'aridité persistait sur le versant occidental de la Grande-Île, sauf dans le Melaky et le Sud-Est qui ont reçu des pluies précoces relativement ...read more
19/11/2014
 - Durant la 1ère décade d'octobre 2014, une augmentation progressive de la pluviosité a été constatée dans la majeure partie de la Grande-Île: la saison des pluies ...read more
19/11/2014
 - The Government of Malawi in collaboration with the United Nations and other partners, including Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), has launched a two-year project aimed at building the ...read more
17/11/2014
 - The sun is almost at its zenith, the ground bristling with termite mounds, the vegetation sparse with rice fields dotted within the low-lying areas. The survey ...read more
13/11/2014
 - The helicopter took off to carry out an extensive aerial survey between Antananarivo and Majunga in Madagascar, stopping at Maevatanana to refuel. The objective of the ...read more
13/11/2014
 - To improve conservation agriculture (CA) coordination and strengthen advocacy, publicity and information generation and knowledge sharing in the region.
10/11/2014