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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
 - Joint statement by United Nations agencies, the European Commission and USAID on the deteriorating situation in the Sahel Rome – Leaders of United Nations agencies, representatives of ...read more
15/02/2012
 - The “Response Plan for a food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel”, is an updated version of the strategy on “Preparedness for a food and nutrition ...read more
14/02/2012
 - FAO’s new Director-General prioritizes Horn of Africa - The United Nations declared an end to famine conditions in Somalia today, but warned that with recurrent droughts in the ...read more
03/02/2012
 - While the number of severely food insecure and famine-affected people has fallen since the height of the drought crisis, high food prices and the large displaced ...read more
02/02/2012
 - To support and improve the food security of 4 800 vulnerable farming families affected by high food prices and the drought crisis through the provision of ...read more
12/01/2012
 - To contribute to restoring food security and livelihoods through the provision of agricultural inputs for food production, carrying out income-generating activities and training to increase resilience ...read more
04/01/2012
 - The crisis is not over – although the number of people facing famine has fallen to 250 000 in Somalia, the impact of the drought and ...read more
15/12/2011
 - Drought is nothing new in Djibouti – since 2007, rainfall levels have been less than 75 percent of the average. However, the impact of the 2010/11 drought ...read more
13/12/2011
 - An unprecedented food emergency has left 4 million Somalis – about half of the country’s population – in crisis. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote ...read more
13/12/2011
 - On 9 July 2011, the Republic of South Sudan achieved independence, ending decades of conflict. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote d'Ivoire Democratic Republic of the ...read more
13/12/2011