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 -  In the past Locust crisis El Niño 2015-16 Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children ...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
 - FAO in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), the Ministry of Social Development (MoS) and UNICEF facilitated training on nutrition, home gardening ...read more
22/09/2015
 - The operations of the third ‒ and last ‒ anti-locust campaign of the three-year programme in response to the locust plague started at the end of ...read more
21/09/2015
 - As the security situation gradually stabilizes, agriculture offers the most opportunities for economic growth, particularly among the youth and returnees who are seeking work and can ...read more
21/09/2015
 - Comme annoncé dès le lancement du Programme de réponse à l’invasion acridienne, en septembre 2013, trois campagnes successives intégralement menées sont indispensables pour venir à bout ...read more
18/09/2015
 - Highlights The rainfall situation has improved markedly in most parts of the region. However, some areas particularly the south of Benin, Ghana and Togo, northwest Mali, central ...read more
16/09/2015
 - Over one thousand people that have been displaced by flooding in six villages of Bo District, South of Sierra Leone, are in urgent need of food, ...read more
16/09/2015
 - The Peace Agreement has been signed, but its impact on the conflict and economic situation is difficult to foresee. Displaced populations in southern Unity State remain ...read more
14/09/2015
 - An El Niño state occurs when the central and eastern equatorial Pacific sea-surface temperatures (SSTs) are substantially higher than usual. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...read more
11/09/2015
 - To improve household food and nutrition security and help drought and flood-affected smallholder farmers rebuild their livelihoods and build resilience against future shocks.
10/09/2015
 - Conservation agriculture is proven to be one of the best technologies and strategies to combat the negative effects of land degradation, which has led to a ...read more
09/09/2015