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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
 - When Jérôme Saragba was shot in the throat by marauding armed men at the end of 2013, it could have been the end of a long ...read more
24/06/2014
 - Participants in the restricted meeting of the regional food and nutrition security monitoring system in the Sahel and West Africa, which was held from 18 to ...read more
24/06/2014
 - The full extent of the conflict-driven food security crisis in South Sudan has yet to unfold, warns Sue Lautze, head of FAO operations in the troubled ...read more
24/06/2014
 - The current Malagasy Migratory Locust plague started in April 2012. Rice, other crops and pasture resources for livestock are at risk of considerable damage by the ...read more
23/06/2014
 - After eight weeks of intensive learning in the field and the classroom, nineteen South Sudanese graduated from FAO South Sudan’s Agro-Pastoral Master Training Course on 7 ...read more
23/06/2014
 - To improve food and nutrition security, vulnerability analysis and consensus building for a coherent and coordinated response, as well as strengthen the coordination among food security, ...read more
23/06/2014
 - In 2013, the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) moved from a protracted crisis to an acute and complex emergency. Widespread insecurity and conflict severely impacted food security, causing a sharp reduction ...read more
20/06/2014
 - Key points Population displacements as a result of violence in the Central African Republic, in northern Nigeria and in northern Mali, pose a humanitarian risk in the ...read more
20/06/2014
 - Sue Lautze, FAO's Head of Office in South Sudan and the UN's Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator talks to Juba-based Radio Miraya about FAO's emergency response programme in ...read more
19/06/2014
 - To improve the food security situation and livelihoods of the populations affected by the post-election crisis in the Montagnes district.
19/06/2014