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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
 - 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 2015, drought exacerbated by El Niño ravaged Ethiopia’s highlands and lowlands, resulting in crop failure and wide-scale animal losses. To counter the devastating impact on the vulnerable smallholder farmers ...read more
16/08/2016
 - With this year's main planting season winding down in Ethiopia, there is still a small window of opportunity in September for farmers to plant the last set of ...read more
12/08/2016
 - The El Niño phenomenon poses a global threat to the agricultural livelihoods of millions of people. In Southern Africa, the impacts of El Niño have been felt ...read more
10/08/2016
 - Le mois d’avril 2016 semble avoir été marqué par une pluviosité faible à très faible dans toute la Grande-Île. Les relevés du Centre national antiacridien (CNA) indiquaient que ...read more
09/08/2016
 - Urgent action is needed to provide farming and livelihood support to 385,000 people in parts of Nigeria's northeast where food insecurity is rampant, FAO said today. The resumption ...read more
09/08/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, FAO is providing agricultural assitance to 12,400 IDP households and host families during the ongoing rainfed cropping season. Improved varieties of food crop seeds (millet, sorghum and ...read more
09/08/2016
 - In Somalia, up to 931,000 people remain in "crisis" and 22,000 more in "emergency".  In total 4.7 million people, 38 percent of the population, are acutely food ...read more
05/08/2016
 - Le mois de mars 2016 semble avoir été marqué par une forte pluviosité (supérieure à 150 mm) au nord du 18ème parallèle et une pluviosité moyenne, ...read more
02/08/2016
 - In Southern Africa, the effects of the 2015/16 El Niño event continue to devastate the lives and livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers, pastoralists and agropastoralists. ...read more
28/07/2016
 - With only a few weeks before land preparation begins for the next main cropping season, some 23 million people in Southern Africa urgently need support to ...read more
28/07/2016