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 - Extreme dry weather in several provinces of Zimbabwe is likely to cause serious damage to the main 2008 maize harvest, FAO warned today. This could aggravate an already ...read more
10/04/2008
 - Cyclones Fame and Ivan have affected more than 239 000 people in Madagascar. Striking only three weeks apart (27 January and 17 February, respectively), the cyclones ...read more
03/03/2008
 - FAO assistance addresses immediate and long-term needs - Heavy rains are expected to continue in the Zambezi River basin through the end of March 2008, posing ...read more
21/02/2008
 - FAO is urging governments and the international community to implement immediate measures in support of poor countries hit hard by dramatic food price increases. Currently 37 countries ...read more
17/12/2007
 - FAO agricultural fairs help thousands of poor farm families in southern Africa – FAO has distributed over 1 000 tonnes of seeds, as well as fertilizer ...read more
11/12/2007
 - In 2006/2007, Lesotho faced the worst drought in 30 years. In this country, where over 80 percent of the people depend on agriculture for food as ...read more
06/12/2007
 - Lesotho faced in 2006/2007 the worst drought in 30 years. As a consequence, most people failed to harvest anything from their fields. In addition to drought, ...read more
15/11/2007
 - Julius Ncheche has seen many things in his 68 years, but he can’t remember such a terrible drought as the one which blighted Lesotho’s most recent ...read more
19/10/2007