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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
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - Following a catastrophic year of looting and destruction, farmers are returning to the fields to work and feed their families, starting again from scratch. Most farmers ...read more
02/07/2014
 - Droughts in southern Zimbabwe are a common occurrence. Their onset is slow and may not immediately be visible, but their effects are devastating. While a lot ...read more
02/07/2014
 - Droughts in southern Zimbabwe are a common occurrence. Their onset is slow and may not immediately be visible, but their effects are devastating. While a lot ...read more
02/07/2014
 - Three United Nations emergency directors have called for more sustained funding for Somalia nearly three year after the worst famine hit the Horn of Africa nation. The ...read more
01/07/2014
 - To improve food and nutrition security and restore livelihoods for 4 050 drought-affected households in Djibouti and Somalia.
30/06/2014
 - In response to the 2012 food insecurity crisis in Lesotho, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Agriculture and ...read more
30/06/2014
 - Highlights The events in the Central African Republic over the last 18 months have left more than 2.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and have ...read more
30/06/2014
 - To restore the livelihoods and increase the resilience of the vulnerable populations that were severely affected by the late start of the rainy season, long dry ...read more
27/06/2014
 - A debriefing on the results of the first locust control campaign (2013/14) of the Three year Programme in response to the locust plague, was held on ...read more
27/06/2014
 - Marie Noelle Koyara State Minister of Rural Development in the Central African Republic: "I would like to thank FAO for all the assistance that FAO and the UN ...read more
26/06/2014