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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - Continued violence in South Sudan is placing limits on production and disrupting other economic activities. As food security deteriorates in many parts of the country, FAO ...read more
14/05/2015
 - To strengthen Disaster Risk Management Agriculture Task Forces (DRM ATFs) in order to improve the management and coordination of agriculture- and livelihood-related disasters in Ethiopia.
06/05/2015
 - April is the start of the lean season in the north of South Sudan, and communities are relying on coping strategies to pull through until the ...read more
27/04/2015
 - With abundant natural resources, South Sudan has enormous potential to overcome poverty and secure a prosperous future for its people. Agriculture, on which an estimated three-quarters ...read more
23/04/2015
 - Crop and livestock activities are extremely sensitive to climate and weather conditions. In South Sudan, over 90 percent of agricultural and livestock production depends on rainfall ...read more
07/04/2015
 - To lessen the adverse impacts of hazards, reduce vulnerability and strengthen community resilience so that countries in the region become more food secure and able to ...read more
31/03/2015
 - In the early weeks of the South Sudan crisis last year, thousands of families crossed state borders from Jonglei to Nimule, Eastern Equatoria State to escape ...read more
31/03/2015
 - Situation Overview The political crisis in South Sudan has resulted in massive fighting among rival military and tribal groups since December 2013. This situation has caused countrywide ...read more
30/03/2015
 - FAO South Sudan and DFID teams travelled to Nimule, Eastern Equatoria State to conduct a joint assessment mission for the FAO implemented and DFID funded project ...read more
17/03/2015
 - An investigation on livestock disease transmission was conducted in Nimule, South Sudan, in February 2015. A team of livestock experts from FAO and the Government of ...read more
06/03/2015