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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
 - To immediately enable drought affected households to meet their basic needs and to rehabilitate productive capacities and reinforcement of coping mechanisms for the drought-affected communities in ...read more
05/02/2015
 - IPC projection map of acute food insecurity situation overview in Somalia from 01/02 to 31/06/2015.
30/01/2015
 - Despite improved food security following the Deyr harvest, improved livestock conditions, and mostly stable staple food prices, a large number of people across Somalia will be ...read more
29/01/2015
 - To monitor the food security conditions in the region, promote efforts to use response analysis to identify improved, better coordinated crisis responses, as well as maintain ...read more
09/12/2014
 - The use of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes – containing high levels of Vitamin A precursor –  as animal fodder and food for humans has been successfully tested ...read more
18/11/2014
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today appointed Jacques Diouf as Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa and the Sahel. In his new role, the former ...read more
12/11/2014
 - IPC projection map of acute food insecurity situation overview in Sudan from 01/11 to 31/12/2014.
01/11/2014
 - After a poor rainy season, parts of southern Somalia are now being hit by severe bouts of floods, further aggravating the already alarming food security situation ...read more
31/10/2014
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has called on all actors in and outside Somalia to respond to clear indications of a ...read more
08/09/2014
 - FAO has called on all actors in and outside Somalia to respond to clear indications of a worsening food crisis by acting now to save lives ...read more
07/09/2014