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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
 - 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
 - A forward-looking cash-based aid scheme designed and implemented by FAO is helping Somalis to buy food for themselves and their families immediately while also equipping them ...read more
17/07/2012
 - In response to 2011's famine in parts of southern Somalia, FAO more than doubled its support to Somali farmers, especially in the cereal producing parts in the ...read more
17/07/2012
 - Spanish football player Raúl González, who acts as a goodwill ambassador for FAO, travelled to Chad in support of joint efforts by FAO and the European ...read more
16/07/2012
 - An estimated 70% of Lesotho’s population is dependent on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods, meaning that most people are vulnerable to climate change. This is made ...read more
15/07/2012
 - Améliorer la sécurité alimentaire dans les régions centrales et du sud de la Somalie par la distribution d’intrants agricole de qualité.
13/07/2012
 - Thanks to vegetable production promoted by FAO, food availability at household level has increased in Mali, resulting in a sudden improvement in nutrition levels. Households, left ...read more
04/07/2012
 - To improve crisis and emergency response preparedness in central and eastern Africa.
02/07/2012
 - La persistance et l’intensification des conflits armés à l’Est du pays et au centre de la province du Katanga continuent de provoquer d’importants mouvements de population. ...read more
02/07/2012
 - FAO works closely with the Government of Kenya to help build a food-secure country, free of hunger and malnutrition, where food and agriculture contribute to improving ...read more
02/07/2012
 - Welcome to the latest newsletter from the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Sudan office. This month the global theme for World Food Day 2012 was announced: ‘Agricultural ...read more
02/07/2012