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 - Pakistan is particularly vulnerable to frequent floods and droughts. Agriculture is the sector most affected by these hazards, with poor smallholder farming, pastoral and fishing communities ...read more
21/02/2018
 - Thanks to the contribution of USD 100 000 from the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium to FAO’s Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation ‒ Agricultural ...read more
20/02/2018
 - As a result of protracted drought, food insecurity has increased and malnutrition rates are staggering in pastoral areas of southern and southeastern Ethiopia. Livestock production was ...read more
20/02/2018
 - The world is facing unprecedented humanitarian needs and increasingly frequent large-scale natural disasters. Anticipating and mitigating crises has never been more critical. The FAO Early Warning ...read more
19/02/2018
 - In 2017, FAO was at the forefront of supporting countries to tackle the fall armyworm, to reduce the risk of food insecurity among millions of Africans ...read more
19/02/2018
 - FAO launched today a comprehensive guide on the integrated pest management of Fall Armyworm on maize. Designed for Farmers Field Schools, the guide will help smallholder ...read more
17/02/2018
 - Faced with the infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most in the hands of smallholder farmers, and the relentless spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW) across ...read more
16/02/2018
 - Map of areas affected by Fall Armyworms as of 14 February 2018.
14/02/2018
 - In 2017, FAO used early warning information to prompt early action in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, easing the impact of drought on pastoralists who were struggling ...read more
14/02/2018