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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
 - South Sudan is a tough place to be a farmer. Traditional farming methods, little improved over decades of protracted war, can bring poor returns in a ...read more
11/04/2013
 -  Despite good agricultural production in 2012 and good conditions for pastoralists, the situation in the Sahel remains critical, mostly due to the impact of the 2012 ...read more
11/04/2013
 - FAO Burundi has been supporting the harmonious reintegration of returnees in the southern provinces of Makamba, Rutana and Bururi. Through the project, FAO has supported more ...read more
09/04/2013
 - En Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sahel, la FAO met tout en oeuvre pour renforcer la résilience des communautés et réduire leur vulnérabilité aux différents chocs. ...read more
03/04/2013
 - FAO - WFP Roadmap for West Africa and the Sahel - Burkina Faso A strategic framework to strengthen Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRR/DRM) With repeated threats and ...read more
03/04/2013
 - In this issue: Desert Locust Threat Regional Desert Locust Effort Agricultural Census
28/03/2013
 - To strengthen the resilience of populations affected by the 2012 food and nutrition crises in the Sahel.
27/03/2013
 - Madagascar needs more than $22 million of emergency funding by June to start fighting a severe locust plague that threatens the country's next cropping seasons and ...read more
26/03/2013
 - A locust plague is threatening the livelihoods of 13 million people in Madagascar, nine million of whom earn a living from agriculture. Locust infestations, if untreated, ...read more
25/03/2013