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 - 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
 - Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the right inputs and ...READ MORE
 - With funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation, FAO and partners in Liberia including the Ministries of Agriculture and Gender are reaching out to 3 000 households ...read more
02/03/2015
 - Oliver Kekeh is Director of the Agriculture Training Centre run by the Catholic Church in Sanniquellie, the capital of Nimba County in Liberia. He guided FAO ...read more
02/03/2015
 - Houndoni, a small village 6 km east of the administrative centre of Gueckedou where the Ebola outbreak was first declared, has been hit hard by the ...read more
20/02/2015
 - L'Essentiel Malgré les bonnes perspectives de récoltes en Afrique de l’Ouest, les estimations de production céréalière au Sahel Ouest (Cap-Vert, Gambie, Guinée-Bissau, Sénégal) enregistrent une baisse de ...read more
20/02/2015
 - FAO will provide food crop seeds, animal feed and drip irrigation equipment to help thousands of people in Cabo Verde whose food security and livelihoods are ...read more
18/02/2015
 - Tens of thousands of people in rural areas of Guinea worst-hit by the Ebola epidemic will receive training on how to prevent the spread of the ...read more
17/02/2015
 - Through a new agreement involving the government of Guinea, the World Bank and FAO, tens of thousands of people in rural areas of the Guinea will ...read more
17/02/2015
 - Hundreds of thousands of families in rural areas of West Africa have been affected by the Ebola epidemic. Juan Lubroth is FAO’s Chief Veterinary Officer. He ...read more
17/02/2015
 - Women vegetable farmers and traders in the Koinadugu District in the north of Sierra Leone have expressed frustration over the fall in prices for their produce ...read more
05/02/2015
 - In January 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture of Guinea, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) published ...read more
02/02/2015