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 - Smallholders key in feeding growing populations - Governments need to play a more active role in support of smallholders if they are to become productive enough ...read more
01/06/2012
 - Julie Kambu Mayemba is 40 years old and lives not far from Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with her husband and five children. ...read more
27/03/2012
 - Farm investments today can prevent food security crises tomorrow - With the October rainy season starting, FAO is helping more than 5 000 vulnerable farming households ...read more
13/10/2011
 - On 12 January 2010, a 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti leading to massive loss of life and causing unprecedented damage to urban and rural areas in the ...read more
10/04/2011
 - The first half of 2010 saw an upsurge in political turbulence and violent outbreaks in Kyrgyzstan. Widespread protests in April forced the president to resign and ...read more
23/11/2010
 - In an effort to stem rising rural poverty in Nicaragua, the European Union (EU) and FAO have joined the government in supporting organisations of small-scale farmers ...read more
25/10/2010
 - Humanitarian needs remain high in southern Kyrgyzstan as 400 000 people struggle to recover from the severe outbreaks of violence in Osh (10 June 2010), Jalal-Abad ...read more
23/07/2010
 - On 10 June 2010, a major outbreak of violence between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks in southern Kyrgyzstan triggered a severe humanitarian crisis, affecting 1 140 200 people. In just ...read more
18/06/2010
 - On 29 of May, two days after the Pacaya volcano eruption, the Republic of Guatemala was hit by the first tropical storm of the 2010 Pacific ...read more
11/06/2010
 - Climate change can significantly reverse the progress towards poverty reduction and food security in Africa, according to a paper presented to the FAO regional Conference for ...read more
04/05/2010
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