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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
 - Heavy rainfall, long withering droughts and other natural shocks and disasters – all signs of increased climate change – have made it almost impossible for vulnerable more
 - Drought in some parts of the world has hurt global grain production and contributed to food price spikes virtually every other year since 2007, highlighting the more
 - To contribute to the improved food security, livelihoods and income status of 28 000 households affected by recurrent drought and soaring food prices in Ethiopia through more
 - To rehabilitate productive assets and reinforce coping mechanisms of drought- and famine-affected communities in southern Somalia.
 - FAO assistance in Africa's Sahel region, struck by droughts in four of the past five years, is aimed at helping vulnerable people get through the current more
 - To strengthen the resilience of 1 800 vulnerable households (9 000 people) affected by the impact of drought and chronic food insecurity in the communes of more
 - Castro Camarada, FAO Subregional Coordinator for Eastern Africa and FAO Representative in Ethiopia to the African Union & ECA, talks about the challenges facing the Horn more
 - Following an alert by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme in October/November 2011 regarding a food and more
 - The February—May rainfall was characterized by a late onset and mixed performance throughout the horn of Africa (HoA). Exceptionally heavy rains and the consiquential flooding in western more
 - The long road to drought resilience - Exactly a year ago today, the United Nations announced a state of famine in southern Somalia. The six-month crisis caused more