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 - 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
 - Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the right inputs and ...READ MORE
 - Highlights The 2014 main crop harvesting season is about to start and faces difficulties mainly due to labour shortages as a result of movement restrictions following the ...read more
04/09/2014
 - Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, ...read more
02/09/2014
 - To meet the needs of comprehensive situation analysis, appropriate targeting and information sharing to reinforce FAO’s response to crises and vulnerable households’ recovery.
28/08/2014
 - Ban Ki-moon's newly appointed-Senior UN Systems Coordinator for Ebola, Dr. David Nabarro, on a two-day visit in Monrovia, last week, said there is a need for ...read more
25/08/2014
 - Renforcer la sécurité alimentaire et améliorer les revenus des producteurs grâce à l’augmentation des productions agricoles.
05/08/2014
 - FAO is supporting the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoH) to maintain an active surveillance system for tracking and monitoring ...read more
03/08/2014
 - Au Mali, les évènements politiques de mai et les affrontements dans le nord ont changé la donne dans beaucoup de domaines, y compris celui de l’aide ...read more
30/07/2014
 - In July 2014, FAO distributed goats to vulnerable households in Timbuktu. This was part of the implementation of FAO's action plan to improve the food security of the victims of ...read more
22/07/2014
 - Increased efforts are needed to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain wildlife species ...read more
21/07/2014
 - Key points Sowing activities are affected by the late start of the rainy season as well as dry spells that occurred in localized areas in the region Monthly ...read more
11/07/2014