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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
 - Highlights Nearly the entire population of the Central African Republic – 4.6 million people – is affected by the deteriorating humanitarian situation. An estimated 2 million people ...read more
23/12/2013
 - Control operations are continuing in Madagascar against an invasion of the Malagasy Migratory Locust, a voracious insect threatening rice and maize crops and therefore the food security and livelihoods of millions of people. Jointly prepared by ...read more
19/12/2013
 - Highlights: According to the Cadre Harmonisé results, 13 million people are food insecure (Burkina Faso, The Gambia, Niger, Senegal, Mauritania, Côte d’Ivoire and Chad) despite average harvests. 4.5 ...read more
19/12/2013
 - On 10 November 2013, the coast of the Puntland region of Somalia was hit by a tropical cyclone causing heavy rainfall and flash floods. FAO Somalia’s ...read more
18/12/2013
 - Swarm of the Malagasy Migratory Locust observed during more than one hour on 26/09/2013 at 115 km N/W of Tsiroanomandidy (45,4E/17,9S). Estimated size of 8,800 ha. ...read more
18/12/2013
 - To improve the management of agriculture and livelihoods-related disasters through enhanced leadership, better information dissemination, improved coordination, more timely and effective response, and strengthening the capacity ...read more
17/12/2013
 - To mitigate the impact of HIV, conflict and gender inequities on the population of humanitarian concern in Eastern and Central Africa.
17/12/2013
 - To increase sustainable food security and household income generation through conservation agriculture (CA).
17/12/2013
 - Highlights Nearly the entire population of the Central African Republic – 4.6 million people – has been affected by the deterioratinghumanitarian situation. An estimated 2 million people ...read more
17/12/2013
 - Farmers in the Central African Republic need urgent assistance to prevent the food security situation in the conflict-stricken country from worsening for millions of people, FAO ...read more
16/12/2013