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 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - 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 and income to 80 percent of ...READ MORE
 - Welcome to the latest newsletter from the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Sudan office. This month the global theme for World Food Day 2012 was announced: ‘Agricultural ...read more
02/07/2012
 - 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 ...read more
21/06/2012
 - 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 ...read more
21/06/2012
 - 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 ...read more
19/06/2012
 - The economy of Zimbabwe – a country once considered the breadbasket of southern Africa – is beginning to turn around after a decade-long recession that saw ...read more
11/06/2012
 - 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 ...read more
11/06/2012
 - 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 ...read more
01/06/2012
 - To rapidly assist farming households most affected by Cyclone Sidr and the 2007 floods in regaining their livelihoods and household food security.
31/05/2012
 - 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. ...read more
27/03/2012
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