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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
 - From 25/11/2014 To 27/11/2014 Location: Wau and Kujoc, South-Sudan Two sub-national training workshops are planned in South Sudan: in Wau from 25 to 27 November and in Kujoc ...read more
27/10/2014
 - Key points The agricultural productions (cereal and pulses) are expected to be lower than the five-year average in the Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal. Market cereal supply ...read more
24/10/2014
 - From the helicopter, the survey team spots a flight of locusts. The helicopter lands, the engine is switched off and the team alights to determine the ...read more
24/10/2014
 - FAO's response Funds received to‐date have enabled FAO to distribute 458 928 livelihood kits (crop, vegetable, fishing), as well as vaccinating more than 1.5 million animals, and ...read more
23/10/2014
 - An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM), with support from the Ministry of Agriculture (MinAgri), to identify and evaluate factors impacting on agricultural production in 2014, ...read more
23/10/2014
 - Suivant la planification établie lors du lancement du Programme, en 2013, trois campagnes successives devront être menées à terme pour venir à bout de l’invasion acridienne ...read more
23/10/2014
 - To contribute to the improvement of food security and the increase of income of vulnerable populations.
22/10/2014
 - To improve the livelihoods of schoolchildren and their families in the freed zones of the Segou region.
22/10/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS The current Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa is the world’s largest Ebola outbreak recorded to date. The epidemic is severely affecting Guinea, Liberia and ...read more
22/10/2014
 - Map of the locust situation showing confirmed reports and providing infestation levels by area of Madagascar for the month of August 2014.
21/10/2014