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 - 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
 - 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
 - Malagasy Migratory Locust swarm observed on 26/09/2013 at 115km northwest of Tsiroanomandidy (45,4°E/17,9°S) at around 3:00 p.m. This swarm flew over the survey team for more than ...read more
18/10/2013
 - To create a conducive environment that reduces the dependence of vulnerable rural communal households on humanitarian assistance and improves their livelihood outcomes.
18/10/2013
 - Organizations agree on a three-year action plan to improve the food security and resilience of vulnerable communities facing threats and disasters - FAO has signed a new partnership ...read more
17/10/2013
 - SOMMAIRE Situation écométéorologique Situation acridienne Situation agro-socio-économique Situation antiacridienne Annexes
17/10/2013
 - Améliorer l’accès à l’eau potable des communautés, migrantes et hôtes, le long des routes entre le lac Assal, Tadjourah et Obock tant pour la consommation humaine ...read more
11/10/2013
 - To minimize the risk posed by H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) to human health and reduce its impact on people’s livelihoods through an effective prevention ...read more
11/10/2013
 - Cultivated mainly on marginal lands by small-scale farmers, cassava is an inexpensive and essential part of the diet of vulnerable communities across Africa. Millions of people ...read more
10/10/2013
 - As many as 4 million people in rural areas of Madagascar are food insecure following this year's reduced harvest. Production of rice – the Indian Ocean ...read more
09/10/2013
 - An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM), including both financial and technical support from IFAD and the Ministry of Agriculture (MinAgri), visited Madagascar from ...read more
09/10/2013
 - From glowing green hills to dusty prairie fields - through the window of the car seven MP’s from Karamoja in Uganda watch how the dramatic Kenyan ...read more
08/10/2013