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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
 - A clearly ecstatic Mrs Kou N. Kulah, Chairlady of the Bunadin Women’s Organization, took to the podium, and speaking on behalf of her farmer group said: ...read more
16/11/2015
 - Dataset by FAO SWALIM showing the reported flooded areas in Somalia as a consequence of El Niño weather phenomenon.
13/11/2015
 - Continuing its recent support for building food secure futures for the people of South Sudan, Norway has today contributed a further $7.7 million to the UN’s Food ...read more
12/11/2015
 - Unusually heavy and widespread rains that fell recently in northwest Africa, the Horn of Africa and Yemen could favour Desert Locust breeding, FAO warned today, stressing ...read more
11/11/2015
 - A recent intervention in Ayod County, Jonglei State was arranged to contain worsening livestock conditions through FAO South Sudan’s four-week helicopter operation. The rapid response airlift ...read more
09/11/2015
 - To contribute to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable populations in the Sahel.
05/11/2015
 - 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
 - Belgium contributed USD 300 000 to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to enhance food and nutrition security and livelihoods of conflict- ...read more
05/11/2015
 - To enable returning women and men to have the sustainable and durable means to restart their agropastoral livelihoods and rebuild their productive capacities.
03/11/2015
 - 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