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 - 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
 - The impact of the 2015‒2016 El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the most intense and widespread in the past one hundred years. The agriculture, ...read more
04/08/2016
 - Background and purpose The impact of the 2015‒2016 El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the most intense and widespread in the past one hundred years. ...read more
04/08/2016
 - 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
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 - Protracted conflicts affecting 17 countries have driven millions of people into severe food insecurity and are hindering global efforts to eradicate malnutrition, two UN agencies have ...read more
29/07/2016
 - 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
 - In July 1965, the 44th session of the Council of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) approved the establishment of the Commission for controlling the Desert ...read more
28/07/2016