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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - 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 strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated herds of livestock and driven some 10.2 million people ...read more
15/01/2016
 - Vivian Jones, her oldest boy David and other three sons are living on a single meal a day – down from the three they used to ...read more
09/12/2015
 - Pictures are taken from a village near Gambogl, Simbu Province, in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. This area is classified as category 3 (out of ...read more
11/11/2015
 - Unusually heavy and widespread rains that fell recently in northwest Africa, the Horn of Africa and Yemen could favour Desert Locust breeding, FAO warned today, stressing ...read more
11/11/2015
 - On 25 October, a FAO assessment team visited an internally displaced person camp not far from Dire Dawa in Ethiopia’s Somali Region to better understand how ...read more
29/10/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are expanding their operations in response to growing ...read more
19/10/2015
 - Renforcer la résilience face aux sécheresses et ainsi améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition des communautés et des ménages des zones semi-arides et arides à ...read more
16/10/2015
 - El Niño conditions in the tropical Pacific are known to shift rainfall patterns in many different parts of the world. Although they vary somewhat from one ...read more
07/10/2015
 - Central America is one of the regions most vulnerable to disaster risks due to its geographical location, high climate variability, exposure to extreme hazards and the ...read more
21/09/2015
 - Prolonged dry weather associated with the El Niño phenomenon has severely reduced this year’s cereal outputs in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, putting a ...read more
14/09/2015