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 - Drought is a reality in Kenya, like in the rest of the Horn of Africa, and it is occurring with greater frequency. FAO Kenya is helping vulnerable farmers and pastoralists ...READ MORE
 - In early 2015, a good Deyr harvest and improved pastures contributed to small improvements in food security in Somalia. However, 731 000 people are expected to remain acutely food insecure ...READ MORE
 - Poor 2009 crop prospects in the Horn of Africa following below-average rains, combined with conflict and displacement are aggravating an already serious food insecurity situation in ...read more
21/09/2009
 - World hunger is projected to reach a historic high in 2009 with 1 020 million people going hungry every day, according to new estimates published by ...read more
19/06/2009
 - 963 million human beings are currently suffering from hunger worldwide. This dramatic trend must be reversed. The Association of European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) and its ...read more
19/03/2009
 - A high-level delegation of European football officials and former star players representing the Professional Football Against Hunger awareness and fundraising campaign will visit FAO TeleFood projects ...read more
13/01/2009
 - Another 40 million people have been pushed into hunger this year primarily due to higher food prices, according to preliminary estimates published by FAO today. This ...read more
09/12/2008
 - Natural disasters and conflicts affect millions of people every year, destroying communities and devastating livelihoods. Most of the men, women and children who suffer from these ...read more
19/11/2008
 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called for a political and financial push to boost sustainable agriculture in the world’s poor countries, double global food production and ...read more
16/10/2008
 - Poor and erratic rainfall since October 2007 has caused the worst drought to strike Syria in four decades. Approximately one million people are severely affected and ...read more
29/09/2008
 - Rising prices have plunged an additional 75 million people below the hunger threshold, bringing the estimated number of undernourished people worldwide to 923 million in 2007, FAO ...read more
18/09/2008
 - In readiness for the new planting season, FAO has started distributing urgently-needed seeds and tools to Haiti’s most vulnerable farmers to help them cope with the ...read more
04/08/2008
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