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 - 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
 - Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the right inputs and ...READ MORE
 - Farmers and managers of Agri-Business Centres (ABCs) in Sierra Leone identify quarantine measures, bans on group activities and the closure of periodic markets as major causes more
 - STRATEGIC RESPONSE FAO’s main objective is to mitigate the negative impacts of EVD on food security and livelihoods in Guinea, and to contribute to lifesaving activities by more
 - STRATEGIC RESPONSE The most urgent concerns expressed by the women and men interviewed were the imminent threat of virus transmission and the revitalization of their livelihood activities, more
 - STRATEGIC RESPONSE The Food Security and Nutrition Working Group – of which FAO supports the secretariat – recommends the following actions: (i) re-open key periodic markets under more
 - For FAO, preparedness consists of setting up effective measures to anticipate, respond to and recover from the impact of disasters for the different analysis units such more
 - Au sommaire: Situation Epidémiologique de la Maladie à Virus Ebola. Restitution des résultats du rapport de l’évaluation rapide de l’impact d’Ebola sur l’agriculture et la sécurité alimentaire. Ebola : more
 - HIGHLIGHTS Rice production is estimated to decline by 12 percent, 8 percent and 3.7 percent in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, respectively. The sub - national level impact more
 - The outbreak and subsequent spread of the ebola virus disease had catastrophic effects on the income generating capacities of Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLA) members more
 - In addition to the health consequences in West Africa, the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak has also led to various economic and social disruptions in affected more
 - Food insecurity situation in the Sahel and West Africa from 01/01 to 31/03/2015.