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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
 - Civil strife and unfavourable rains have further reduced crop production in South Sudan, contributing to a cereal deficit of 381,000 tonnes --53 percent greater than in ...read more
05/04/2016
 - Cash-for-work interventions implemented by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization are providing an income lifeline to communities affected by the ongoing drought in northern Somalia. While ...read more
01/04/2016
 - FAO’s Rapid Results Drought Response Plan is a time-sensitive call for funds. It responds to the most pressing food security and livelihood needs of people severely ...read more
31/03/2016
 - One of the most devastating El Niño events on record continues to affect the lives and livelihoods of farmers and herders in Ethiopia. The Food and ...read more
21/03/2016
 - With around 1.7 million displaced people in South Sudan, many regions are hosting large numbers of families which not only places a burden on the surrounding ...read more
18/03/2016
 - Key messages Without urgent support to increase access to necessary inputs, farmers and herders will remain extremely vulnerable to the devastating and compounding effects of conflict, climatic ...read more
18/03/2016
 - In Somali Region of southeastern Ethiopia, the ongoing drought – the most severe in half a century due to the effects of El Niño – has ...read more
15/03/2016
 - In Somali Region of southeastern Ethiopia, the ongoing drought – the most severe in half a century due to the effects of El Niño – has ...read more
14/03/2016
 - To provide time-critical livelihood support to conflict-affected, displaced and food-insecure populations.
09/03/2016
 - Timely agricultural assistance for the upcoming rainy season is essential to help the drought-affected people of Ethiopia, as one of the strongest El Niño events on ...read more
07/03/2016