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 - Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Floods in 2011 Floods in 2010 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 ...READ MORE
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - Zimbabwe’s economy is starting to turn around after almost a decade of recession characterized by macroeconomic and political challenges. During this time, the near collapse of more
 - Smallholders key in feeding growing populations - Governments need to play a more active role in support of smallholders if they are to become productive enough more
 - Julie Kambu Mayemba is 40 years old and lives not far from Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with her husband and five children. more
 - Farm investments today can prevent food security crises tomorrow - With the October rainy season starting, FAO is helping more than 5 000 vulnerable farming households more
 - On 12 January 2010, a 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti leading to massive loss of life and causing unprecedented damage to urban and rural areas in the more
 - The first half of 2010 saw an upsurge in political turbulence and violent outbreaks in Kyrgyzstan. Widespread protests in April forced the president to resign and more
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