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 -  In the past Earthquake in 2015 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 ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Locust crisis Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children under the ...READ MORE
 - Joint statement by FAO, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, FEWS NET - Famine Early Warning Systems Network and the World Food Programme Southern Africa is currently ...read more
12/02/2016
 - Somalia will continue to face large-scale food insecurity between now and June 2016 as a result of poor rainfall and drought conditions in several areas, trade ...read more
08/02/2016
 - To address the consequences of the global phenomenon of El Niño, FAO is moving forward on the development of response plans for emergency interventions, recovery and ...read more
15/01/2016
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated livestock herds and driven some 10.2 million people across ...read more
15/01/2016
 - El Niño has had an extremely heavy impact on livestock and agriculture in Ethiopia. Shukri Ahmed gives dramatic figures on the consequences of the drought. He ...read more
15/01/2016
 - The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated herds of livestock and driven some 10.2 million people ...read more
15/01/2016
 - Vivian Jones, her oldest boy David and other three sons are living on a single meal a day – down from the three they used to ...read more
09/12/2015
 - Pictures are taken from a village near Gambogl, Simbu Province, in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. This area is classified as category 3 (out of ...read more
11/11/2015
 - Unusually heavy and widespread rains that fell recently in northwest Africa, the Horn of Africa and Yemen could favour Desert Locust breeding, FAO warned today, stressing ...read more
11/11/2015
 - On 25 October, a FAO assessment team visited an internally displaced person camp not far from Dire Dawa in Ethiopia’s Somali Region to better understand how ...read more
29/10/2015