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 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Agriculture is the most influential sector in freeing Pakistan’s poorest families from hunger, malnutrition and dependence on external aid. In addition to providing food and income to 80 percent of ...READ MORE
 - To contribute to a self-regulated recovery of livelihoods of the targeted population that was affected by the earthquake in January 2010 and Hurricane Thomas in November ...read more
29/08/2012
 - Calls for partnership in essential areas of policy research and social inclusion - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva challenged academics to get involved in essential and ...read more
30/07/2012
 - An estimated 70% of Lesotho’s population is dependent on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods, meaning that most people are vulnerable to climate change. This is made ...read more
15/07/2012
 - To improve agricultural production and food availability of small-scale farmer families affected by Tropical Storm Agatha, by restoring their agricultural production capacity.
05/07/2012
 - Welcome to the latest newsletter from the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Sudan office. This month the global theme for World Food Day 2012 was announced: ‘Agricultural ...read more
02/07/2012
 - Support under plant genetics treaty fund announced during Rio+20 - The European Union is contributing € 5 million (6.5 million dollars) towards the Benefit-sharing Fund of the International ...read more
21/06/2012
 - The eruption of the Puyehue volcano, in the southern Andes, began on 4 June 2011 lasting for several days and spouting columns of ash 10 000 ...read more
21/06/2012
 - The UN food agencies based in Rome have expressed the wish that G20 leaders meeting in Mexico redouble their efforts to fight hunger. The UN Food and ...read more
19/06/2012
 - The economy of Zimbabwe – a country once considered the breadbasket of southern Africa – is beginning to turn around after a decade-long recession that saw ...read more
11/06/2012
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