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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
 - Over 17 million people at risk of hunger - On a visit to drought-stricken Chad, Spanish football star Raúl González added his voice to urgent calls ...read more
24/05/2012
 - The food security and nutrition crisis in the Sahel will affect an estimated 18 million people this year, and has put over 1 million children at ...read more
21/05/2012
 - La crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle qui touche le Sahel frappe de manière particulière la Mauritanie dont une grande partie de la population rurale vit en extrême ...read more
16/05/2012
 - L’étendue de la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle sévissant dans toute la région du Sahel a amené à réviser l’appel global 2012 pour le Niger. La sécheresse ...read more
07/05/2012
 - 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
 - Highlights from the third and biggest-ever Match Day Against Hunger (31st March - 2nd April), part of the "Professional Football Against Hunger" campaign promoted by the ...read more
04/04/2012
 - 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