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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed over 100 000 lives and injured countless civilians.Over 40 percent of the population has fled their homes, including 6.5 million people displaced ...READ MORE
 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - The 15-members of the cooperative in N'dress supported by FAO has invested in multiple activities. In addition to the fish farm, bananas, cassava and vegetables are ...read more
25/06/2014
 - When Jérôme Saragba was shot in the throat by marauding armed men at the end of 2013, it could have been the end of a long ...read more
24/06/2014
 - The full extent of the conflict-driven food security crisis in South Sudan has yet to unfold, warns Sue Lautze, head of FAO operations in the troubled ...read more
24/06/2014
 - The current Malagasy Migratory Locust plague started in April 2012. Rice, other crops and pasture resources for livestock are at risk of considerable damage by the ...read more
23/06/2014
 - After eight weeks of intensive learning in the field and the classroom, nineteen South Sudanese graduated from FAO South Sudan’s Agro-Pastoral Master Training Course on 7 ...read more
23/06/2014
 - In 2013, the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) moved from a protracted crisis to an acute and complex emergency. Widespread insecurity and conflict severely impacted food security, causing a sharp reduction ...read more
20/06/2014
 - Highlights Population displacements as a result of violence in the Central African Republic, in northern Nigeria and in northern Mali, pose a humanitarian risk in the region. ...read more
20/06/2014
 - Sue Lautze, FAO's Head of Office in South Sudan and the UN's Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator talks to Juba-based Radio Miraya about FAO's emergency response programme in ...read more
19/06/2014
 - Before the crisis, South Sudan was already the scene of one of the world’s largest humanitarian operations – responding to structural food insecurity, large refugee populations, ...read more
18/06/2014
 - The rainy season in Madagascar is now coming to an end and weather and ecological conditions are becoming unsuitable for locust breeding. Therefore, no further massive ...read more
17/06/2014