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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
 - In response to 2011's famine in parts of southern Somalia, FAO more than doubled its support to Somali farmers, especially in the cereal producing parts in the ...read more
17/07/2012
 - Spanish football player Raúl González, who acts as a goodwill ambassador for FAO, travelled to Chad in support of joint efforts by FAO and the European ...read more
16/07/2012
 - An estimated 70% of Lesotho’s population is dependent on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods, meaning that most people are vulnerable to climate change. This is made ...read more
15/07/2012
 - Thanks to vegetable production promoted by FAO, food availability at household level has increased in Mali, resulting in a sudden improvement in nutrition levels. Households, left ...read more
04/07/2012
 - FAO works closely with the Government of Kenya to help build a food-secure country, free of hunger and malnutrition, where food and agriculture contribute to improving ...read more
02/07/2012
 - Following unusual rains in late 2011 and early 2012, Desert Locust infestations were first reported in southwest Libya and in southeast Algeria in January 2012. Despite insecurity ...read more
26/06/2012
 - 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