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 - Rapid response desert locust control operations seek to combat outbreaks and prevent widespread crop and pasture losses that threaten rural livelihoods and food security in the ...read more
09/04/2020
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN is continuing its efforts to contain the desert locust upsurge in East Africa despite restrictions on the movement ...read more
09/04/2020
 - Dominique Burgeon, Director of FAO's Emergency and Resilience Division, explains the particular challenges COVID-19 poses in vulnerable communities already coping with high levels of hunger due ...read more
07/04/2020
 - Key messages Despite control efforts, cross-border movements of immature swarms along the borders of Kenya and Somalia are ongoing. Swarms that formed in Somalia are now moving ...read more
07/04/2020
 - Since late 2019 early 2020, an outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus – has rapidly spread ...read more
07/04/2020
 - General situation during March 2020 and forecast until mid-May 2020.
06/04/2020
 - Au vu de la détérioration de la crise au Mali, la FAO et le PAM collaborent afin de renforcer les moyens d'existence des populations vulnérables, tout ...read more
03/04/2020
 - East Africa is facing a massive desert locust crisis that’s stripping farming families of food and income and threatening the food security of millions throughout the ...read more
01/04/2020
 - Kenya government received 10 pickups mounted with sprayers from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This donation comes hot in the heels of three more airplanes ...read more
31/03/2020
 - In addition to structural weaknesses, the Niger is facing an unprecedented security crisis, which is linked to conflict in the neighbouring countries of Burkina Faso, Libya, ...read more
31/03/2020