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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - To increase the number of farmers in Eastern and Southern Africa implementing climate-smart agriculture (CSA), particularly conservation agriculture (CA).
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has been working in South Sudan with Caritas, a national NGO, and other partners on farming projects at schools in more
 - To contribute to protecting vulnerable populations affected by the ongoing crisis in South Sudan against hunger, malnutrition and destitution.
 - Since 1950s, Sudan has been intermittently devastated by civil wars and, in 2011, has split into two different nations, the Republic of Sudan (subject of the more
 - With just six weeks left before the start of Ethiopia's main cropping season, farmers urgently need seeds and agricultural support if they are to sow their more
 - FAO Sub-Regional Office for East Africa and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have signed a partnership agreement to coordinate cross-border efforts on animal health, trade more
 - With just six weeks left before the start of the main cropping season in Ethiopia, FAO is calling for urgent funding to help farmers sow their more
 - By converting early warnings into fast, smart and well-targeted early actions, FAO Somalia has seen a huge benefit being delivered. Thousands of acres of cropland have more
 - Key messages Insecurity in Wau County is preventing farmers from preparing their lands in time for the coming rainy season. Without urgent support to increase access to necessary more
 - As results of the heavy rains attributed to El-Niño event, since October 2015, more than 25 000 households have been directly affected by floods in six more