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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
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated herds of livestock and driven some 10.2 million people ...read more
15/01/2016
 - To provide a specific biometrics-based fishermen database system for the Puntland Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (SMoFMR) to increase knowledge of fisheries activities and fishing ...read more
15/01/2016
 - To ensure that food, nutrition and livelihood security in Somalia is strengthened at household and community levels, thereby ensuring greater resilience to future shocks, such as ...read more
15/01/2016
 - With South Sudan still facing a large-scale food crisis, the need for quality data on crop harvests is crucial. As part of strengthening the agriculture and ...read more
05/01/2016
 - To increase access to food (staple crops, vegetable, fish and livestock) for crisis-affected populations in Upper Nile State.
28/12/2015
 - Context The protracted conflict since 2003 in Darfur (Sudan) has resulted in massive loss of human lives and assets, disrupted livelihoods and led to severe food insecurity ...read more
21/12/2015
 - Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a zoonotic, viral, vector-borne disease representing a threat to human health, animal health and livestock production in Africa, the Near East ...read more
21/12/2015
 - As the crisis in South Sudan enters its third year, FAO remains committed to its pledge to “stay and deliver”. Despite ongoing insecurity and in response ...read more
16/12/2015
 - In 2015, volatile security conditions and increasing access constraints posed considerable challenges to the implementation of FAO South Sudan’s Emergency Livelihoods Response Programme (ELRP). Despite the ...read more
16/12/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the national Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Industry (MLFI), has more than tripled ...read more
08/12/2015