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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
 - The recent flooding in southern Malawi has submerged 35 000 hectares of cropland under water, swept away livestock and displaced some 174 000 people. The interrupted agricultural cycle threatens the ...READ MORE
 - Following the training of over 700 principals and teachers on CA and Home Gardening and Nutrition by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the Ministry of ...read more
23/11/2015
 - In the prevailing context of climate change and declining food security in Lesotho, the need to raise children, parents and communities’ awareness on Climate Smart Agriculture ...read more
23/11/2015
 - Madagascar is prone to natural disasters including drought, floods, cyclones and locust crises. The current locust plague began in April 2012 following a two-year upsurge that ...read more
19/11/2015
 - To contribute to the mainstreaming of conservation agriculture in national and regional programmes to improve conservation agriculture coordination and strengthen advocacy, publicity and information/knowledge generation and ...read more
05/11/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Lesotho recently conducted training sessions on climate-smart agriculture technologies including conservation agriculture, home gardening and ...read more
03/11/2015
 - Locust situation From late August onwards, temperatures have gradually increased and bushfires have continued. As a result, young grass regrowth have appeared in early October. Although the ...read more
20/10/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are expanding their operations in response to growing ...read more
19/10/2015
 - Durant le mois d’août 2015, la pluviosité restait très faible (inférieure à 15 mm) voire nulle dans la Grande-Île sauf dans l’Aire grégarigène, où elle était ...read more
15/10/2015
 - To reduce the risk of food and nutrition insecurity by building strong and resilient livelihoods among poor rural farming households.
14/10/2015
 - FAO in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), the Ministry of Social Development (MoS) and UNICEF facilitated training on nutrition, home gardening ...read more
22/09/2015