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 -  In the past Locust crisis Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children under the ...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
 - 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
 - Widespread looting and insecurity in the Central African Republic have taken a heavy toll on crops, livestock and fishing and is eroding the capacity of people across the country ...read more
29/10/2014
 - Highlights The unprecedented political and military crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR), which started in December 2012, has devastated the country’s overall economy with the Gross ...read more
29/10/2014
 - The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has claimed over 4 800 lives, and continues to claim many more across West Africa. The epidemic is so severe ...read more
28/10/2014
 - From 05/11/2014 To 07/11/2014 Location: Dakar, Senegal FAO's Regional Resilience, Emergency and Rehabilitation Office for West Africa/Sahel (REOWA) organises, in close collaboration with the London Royal Veterinary Collage ...read more
28/10/2014
 - From 25/11/2014 To 27/11/2014 Location: Wau and Kujoc, South-Sudan Two sub-national training workshops are planned in South Sudan: in Wau from 25 to 27 November and in Kujoc ...read more
27/10/2014
 - Key points The agricultural productions (cereal and pulses) are expected to be lower than the five-year average in the Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal. Market cereal supply ...read more
24/10/2014
 - 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
 - FAO's response Funds received to‐date have enabled FAO to distribute 458 928 livelihood kits (crop, vegetable, fishing), as well as vaccinating more than 1.5 million animals, and ...read more
23/10/2014
 - 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