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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
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Madagascar’s Minister for Livestock, Anthèlme Ramparany, to discuss the progress in halting the locust plague that since ...read more
25/03/2015
 - Remarks of H.E. Anthèlme Ramparany, Madagascar's Minister for Livestock after his meeting with FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva to discuss the progress in halting the ...read more
25/03/2015
 - Locust situation In February 2015, the tropical storm Fundi has severely hit almost the entire western side of the Island, the Mahafaly plateau and the peneplain having ...read more
23/03/2015
 - “My house has been flooded. I couldn’t take anything out of the house. My pots, my clothes and blankets, everything disappeared with the water” says Admira ...read more
26/02/2015
 - Lesotho Emergency and Resilience Programme (ERP), implemented by FAO and the Government of Lesotho since 2012, has been retained as Finalist in the “Expo Milano 2015 ...read more
23/02/2015
 - The humanitarian community in Mozambique, launched a $30.1 million response and recovery proposal, to address the needs of over 160,000 flood-affected people in hard-hit Zambézia Province ...read more
19/02/2015
 - FAO is urgently seeking USD 7 million to help flood-affected families in Mozambique who have lost all or part of their crops and livestock to quickly ...read more
19/02/2015
 - Durant la 3ème décade de décembre 2014, la pluviosité était très faible tant dans l’Aire grégarigène que dans l’Aire d’invasion.Les informations pluviométriques étaient contradictoires, selon les ...read more
19/02/2015
 - Durant la 2ème décade de décembre 2014, la pluviosité augmentait dans la majeure partie de la Grande-Île et devenait excessive pour le Criquet migrateur malgache, surtout ...read more
11/02/2015
 - Durant la 1ère décade de décembre 2014, la pluviosité était relativement importante et diversement repartie, surtout dans l’Aire d’invasion Centre et la quasi-totalité de l’Aire grégarigène. ...read more
09/02/2015