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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - A food crisis is sweeping across the Sahel. Late, erratic rainfall, high food prices, displacement and chronic poverty have pushed more than 19 million people into ...read more
22/06/2012
 - Mejorar la seguridad alimentaria de los hogares vulnerables afectados por la sequía y los altos precios de los alimentos mediante el fomento del riego en pequeña ...read more
22/06/2012
 - Le Mali, à l’instar d’autres pays du Sahel, traverse actuellement une crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle de très grande envergure due à une combinaison de pluies sporadiques, ...read more
15/06/2012
 - Dry conditions have generally eased in many parts of the Greater Horn of Africa following the onset of rains in parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti, Somalia, ...read more
06/06/2012
 - Over 17 million people at risk of hunger - On a visit to drought-stricken Chad, Spanish football star Raúl González added his voice to urgent calls ...read more
24/05/2012
 - The food security and nutrition crisis in the Sahel will affect an estimated 18 million people this year, and has put over 1 million children at ...read more
21/05/2012
 - La crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle qui touche le Sahel frappe de manière particulière la Mauritanie dont une grande partie de la population rurale vit en extrême ...read more
16/05/2012
 - L’étendue de la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle sévissant dans toute la région du Sahel a amené à réviser l’appel global 2012 pour le Niger. La sécheresse ...read more
07/05/2012
 - The Republic of Malawi is among the poorest countries in the world. The country is frequently hit by disasters, with many people affected by shocks such ...read more
01/05/2012
 - Director-General addresses Regional Conference for Africa - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today that funding gaps to assist herders, agro-pastoralists and farmers in the ...read more
27/04/2012