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 - Back-to-back failed harvests in 2016 pushed Somali farming families into an untenable position. Their much-reduced carry-over seed stores were quickly used up. Many went into debt more
 - FAO interventions to reinforce rural livelihoods are holding the line against worsening food insecurity, mitigating displacement pressures, reducing the overall humanitarian burden, laying the groundwork for more
 - Markets in Somalia are functioning. There is food on their shelves – but scarcity and high prices have pushed it out of the reach of many. more
 - To strengthen community resilience through the use of flood risk and early warning information, and to develop the capacity of partners in flood risk management.
 - A broad range of stakeholders and Somali institutions have access and contribute to timely and relevant gender-disaggregated data and information on the food-, nutrition-, and livelihood more
 - Key messages Rural livelihoods are people’s best defence against famine. Interventions that reinforce rural livelihoods meet immediate food needs, mitigate displacement pressures, reduce the overall humanitarian burden more
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is pushing forward with a massive campaign that has so far treated more than 12 million more
 - FAO is carrying out surveillance, survey and monitoring of the new migratory insect pest, fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith) in Ethiopia. The fall armyworm, which first arrived more
 - In collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other development partners, the Government of Ethiopia has intensified efforts to protect more
 - FAO is also scaling up the distribution of fishing kits in critical famine areas in South Sudan where people are living in swamps and who are more