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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
 - FAO in emergencies' project in Malawi to support the use of treadle pumps in agriculture.
23/11/2012
 - As a result of the cumulative impact of floods in 2011 and late rains in the early stages of 2011-2012 cropping season, a food insecurity crisis ...read more
23/11/2012
 - In Lesotho, a series of dry spells, late rains and early frost has led to an alarmingly steep reduction in agricultural yields for 2011/12. The adverse ...read more
28/09/2012
 - Urban aquaponic systems have proven to be successful in providing an environmentally sustainable solution to ensure food and nutrition security and to protect the livelihoods of ...read more
24/09/2012
 - ACWG Journal is published monthly by FAO Zimbabwe. In this issue: 2012/13 rainfall outlook; updating the Zimbabwe Tick Distribution Map; Update on Dipping Services; Human Wildlife Conflict; Biogas Awareness.
01/09/2012
 - 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