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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
 - 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
 - In October/November 2011, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) issued an alert in response to the ...read more
20/04/2012
 - The situation in the drought and conflict affected areas of the Greater Horn of Africa has generally improved since the onset of the crisis in 2011. ...read more
01/04/2012
 - Funding needed to build strength against crisis - FAO today urgently appealed for $50 million to cover the funding gap for priority agricultural and pastoral activities ...read more
23/03/2012
 - To restore the agricultural and livestock production capacity of drought-affected communities in Somalia.
19/03/2012
 - Federica Damiani of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) talks about food insecurity in the Sahel region of Africa. Several countries in the Sahel need urgent ...read more
13/03/2012
 - Farmers across Sudan are having to cope with the results an erratic 2011 rainy season, including the poor 2011/2012 crop harvest. The harvest is about half ...read more
13/03/2012
 - FAO calls for an additional $69.8 million to head off food and nutrition crisis - Several countries in the Sahel region of western Africa need urgent ...read more
09/03/2012
 - Somalia is no longer in a state of famine, but the situation is still dire across the whole region with millions of lives at risk. This video ...read more
02/03/2012