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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
 - Consecutive years of drought have depleted food and water resources in Djibouti, stretching the ability of rural families – most of whom keep livestock – to cope. People have enough ...READ MORE
 - In August 2008, overlapping crises compounded the impact of global soaring food prices on growing food insecurity in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Unusually heavy monsoon ...read more
08/09/2008
 - FAO will help cash-strapped farmers in Swaziland to purchase seeds in time for the next planting season, Director-General Jacques Diouf said today. Diouf was speaking to ...read more
08/09/2008
 - A month-long series of plantings is coming to an end in eastern Madagascar, aimed at ensuring that the local food supply – of rice especially – ...read more
28/08/2008
 - In readiness for the new planting season, FAO has started distributing urgently-needed seeds and tools to Haiti’s most vulnerable farmers to help them cope with the ...read more
04/08/2008
 - FAO's main objective in the West Bank and Gaza Strip is to provide a safety net for food insecure farming/herding households whose traditional livelihoods are endangered ...read more
01/08/2008
 - Despite a strategic coastal location that enables the import and export of goods to land-locked countries in the Horn of Africa, the Republic of Djibouti continues ...read more
31/07/2008
 - Hunger on the rise due to soaring food prices. The number of hungry people increased by about 50 million in 2007 as a result of high ...read more
03/07/2008
 - FAO has begun emergency activities worth USD 17 million to respond to historically high food prices, which threaten to leave the globe’s 862 million people afflicted ...read more
04/06/2008
 - Increased hunger likely in some poor countries. High food prices have particularly hit vulnerable populations in many countries that spend a substantial part of their income on ...read more
22/05/2008
 - Situation could worsen, particularly for urban poor and drought-hit rural communities. The humanitarian situation in Somalia is deteriorating quickly due to soaring food prices, a significantly ...read more
19/05/2008
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