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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
 - In Senegal, where food insecurity and malnutrition rates are still high in some areas, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is working ...read more
01/12/2014
 - A US$4 million project to strengthen controls of food security threats and better manage plant and animal pests and diseases in the Southern African region was ...read more
28/11/2014
 - There are over 35 million livestock in South Sudan, including 11 million cows and 25 million goats and sheep combined. Livestock is the largest form of ...read more
28/11/2014
 - IPC map of acute food insecurity situation overview in the Central African Republic from 01/10 to 31/10/2014. Click on the Counties for more details.
27/11/2014
 - The preliminary results of recent impact assessments on food security of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – the three countries most affected by the ...read more
27/11/2014
 - Through FAO’s voucher programme, women farmers in Zimbabwe – often the most vulnerable households – were able to start vegetable farming as a business, giving them ...read more
26/11/2014
 - To improve the food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations and strengthen their resilience to reduce their vulnerability to future climatic shocks.
25/11/2014
 - Vincent Martin, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representative in Senegal and FAO Response Coordinator for the Ebola outbreak, went to Conakry ...read more
25/11/2014
 - The 2014-2015 cropping campaign was characterized by a late onset. Despite a better spatial and temporal rainfall distribution in August and September, the significant rainfall deficit ...read more
25/11/2014
 - In 2014, FAO established emergency measures to resume agricultural production in the Central African Republic despite the escalation of the conflict and violence in the country. ...read more
24/11/2014