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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated livestock herds and driven some 10.2 million people across ...read more
15/01/2016
 - El Niño has had an extremely heavy impact on livestock and agriculture in Ethiopia. Shukri Ahmed gives dramatic figures on the consequences of the drought. He ...read more
15/01/2016
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated herds of livestock and driven some 10.2 million people ...read more
15/01/2016
 - As part of the early recovery and reconstruction effort focused on helping farmers become more resilient to future crisis after the two major earthquakes which struck ...read more
08/01/2016
 - Crop and livestock production prospects in Southern Africa have been weakened by the El Niño weather phenomenon that has lowered rains and increased temperatures. A reduced agricultural ...read more
22/12/2015
 - Torrential monsoonal rains, exacerbated by Cyclone Komen, caused widespread flooding and landslides in Myanmar from July to October this year. Agriculture bore the brunt of the ...read more
22/12/2015
 - When Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) swept through the central Philippines on 8 November 2013, the storm affected some 14.1 million people and caused more ...read more
09/12/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the national Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Industry (MLFI), has more than tripled ...read more
08/12/2015
 - In the Central African Republic, joint field surveys on the situation of transhumance and a socioanthropological study of pastoral populations following the 2013‒2014 crisis in the ...read more
19/11/2015
 - A recent intervention in Ayod County, Jonglei State was arranged to contain worsening livestock conditions through FAO South Sudan’s four-week helicopter operation. The rapid response airlift ...read more
09/11/2015