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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - To enhance households and national food security while combating the potential impact of climate change by promoting sound and sustainable farming practices in southern Africa.
16/08/2012
 - To improve decision-making processes for conservation agriculture (CA) by various stakeholders and at different levels of implementation in Angola, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa. ...read more
09/08/2012
 - Close to three million people are in need of food, crops and livestock assistance, according to a recent assessment carried out by the United Nations and ...read more
02/08/2012
 - The long rains ended early with significant rainfall deficits being experienced across the eastern half of Kenya, parts of southern Somalia, northeastern Djibouti, and northeastern Ethiopia. The June ...read more
25/07/2012
 - The February—May rainfall was characterized by a late onset and mixed performance throughout the horn of Africa (HoA). Exceptionally heavy rains and the consiquential flooding in western ...read more
24/07/2012
 - An estimated 70% of Lesotho’s population is dependent on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods, meaning that most people are vulnerable to climate change. This is made ...read more
15/07/2012
 - Mejorar la seguridad alimentaria, los ingresos y la capacidad de recuperación de las comunidades agropastoriles de las zonas abarcadas por el proyecto del distrito de Kaabong ...read more
27/06/2012
 - To improve staple crop production (cereals and pulses), protect livestock assets, and increase vegetable production for household consumption and income generation.
26/06/2012
 - To contribute to the improvement of livelihood security of small-scale communal households in three selected districts of Zimbabwe.
25/06/2012
 - Support under plant genetics treaty fund announced during Rio+20 - The European Union is contributing € 5 million (6.5 million dollars) towards the Benefit-sharing Fund of the International ...read more
21/06/2012