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 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - The recent flooding in southern Malawi has submerged 35 000 hectares of cropland under water, swept away livestock and displaced some 174 000 people. The interrupted agricultural cycle threatens the ...READ MORE
 - It is a wet windy day in Dangarendove in Chirumanzu District, Zimbabwe. The skies open, albeit reluctantly, to release the last drizzles of what has certainly ...read more
30/10/2014
 - In Dangarandove - a dry, thorny, remote village about 200 km south of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, Florence Murairwa, a mother of 5, is an innovative ...read more
30/10/2014
 - From the helicopter, the survey team spots a flight of locusts. The helicopter lands, the engine is switched off and the team alights to determine the ...read more
24/10/2014
 - An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM), with support from the Ministry of Agriculture (MinAgri), to identify and evaluate factors impacting on agricultural production in 2014, ...read more
23/10/2014
 - Suivant la planification établie lors du lancement du Programme, en 2013, trois campagnes successives devront être menées à terme pour venir à bout de l’invasion acridienne ...read more
23/10/2014
 - Map of the locust situation showing confirmed reports and providing infestation levels by area of Madagascar for the month of August 2014.
21/10/2014
 - En août 2014, la pluviosité à Madagascar était faible, variant de 15 à 50 mm dans l’Aire grégarigène et de 0 à 50 mm dans l’Aire ...read more
16/10/2014
 - In the community councils of Litjotjela and Maloaneng, Leribe District in Lesotho, Mrs Masekhametsi Hlomoka and Mrs Sesinyi Ramatekoa are beneficiaries of a pilot initiative complementing ...read more
06/10/2014
 - A locust plague that spread across Madagascar threatening the main staple food crops and pasture in the country has been successfully contained, however, progress is under ...read more
02/10/2014
 - A locust plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust started in April 2012 in Madagascar, threatening rice and maize crops and therefore the food security and livelihoods ...read more
02/10/2014