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 -  In the past Locust crisis 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 under the ...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
 - In the vast agricultural spread of northeastern Nigeria, violence and disruption has put the food security and livelihoods of millions of people at high risk. In ...read more
22/12/2016
 - Sauvegarder les moyens de subsistance et améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition des pasteurs touchés par la sécheresse dans les régions cibles de la région ...read more
22/12/2016
 - Countries in the Horn of Africa are likely to see a rise in hunger and further decline of local livelihoods in the coming months, as farming ...read more
20/12/2016
 - Close to 12 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are in need of food assistance, as farming families struggle with the knock-on effects of multiple ...read more
20/12/2016
 - Key points The decrease in rainfall marks the end of the main agricultural campaign across West Africa and the Sahel. Floods affect 123 000 people in Niger. In Niger, the ...read more
15/12/2016
 - The 2015/16 agricultural season was the driest that Southern Africa has experienced in 35 years. With 70 percent of the region’s population dependent on agriculture for ...read more
14/12/2016
 - Key points According to results of the latest IPC analysis and its projection until the end of 2016, there’s an alarming deterioration of the food security situation ...read more
14/12/2016
 - The assessment revealed that in Omusati at least 97 percent of the communities were reliant on crop production followed by Kunene which reported only 20 percent. ...read more
12/12/2016
 - Southern Africa is now entering the peak of the lean season following the worst El Niño-induced drought in decades. With food stocks largely depleted due to ...read more
06/12/2016
 - Emphasizing the extent of the devastating tragedy in northeast Nigeria, today the United Nations launched an appeal for USD 1 billion to respond to the biggest ...read more
05/12/2016