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 - Nearly a third of Peru’s 29 million people live below the poverty line. In rural areas, where most people make a living from agriculture, that figure reaches 60 percent. Frequent ...leer más
 - On 26 December 2004, an earthquake off the west coast of Northern Sumatra led to the most destructive series of tsunamis in recorded history, killing more than 220,000 people and ...leer más
22/12/2014
 - The Ebola virus disease epidemic now affects four countries in West Africa – Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and, more recently, Mali. The countries’ governments and international partners have taken significant ...leer más
16/12/2014
 - Wheat is a source of food and livelihoods for over 1 billion people in developing countries. A major staple food crop in many countries, it is an important source of ...leer más
12/06/2014
 - The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was asked to participate in the Ministerial level meeting on the ...leer más
04/04/2014
 - Pastoral communities in Kenya depend on watering holes for their livestock. Water shortages have led to conflict among communities and for some pastoralists to give up their livelihood entirely. Waterholes are ...leer más
09/01/2013
 - The Horn of Africa is experiencing the worst food security crisis in the world today. Over 12 million people are in urgent need of life- and livelihood-saving assistance. In a ...leer más
18/08/2011
 - Since January 2011, the Côte d’Ivoire crisis has worsened rapidly affecting two million people in the country, resulting in 800 000 internally displaced people (IDPs). More than 130 000 people ...leer más
08/04/2011
 - Peace in Burundi can be consolidated by stabilizing the country’s rural communities, according to FAO. The UN’s food agency advocates continued support to the most vulnerable farmers, while stressing the ...leer más
01/01/2011
 - Assistance needs for the rapidly increasing emergency situations require more judicious responses on the part of donors, including the provision of critical agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilizers and farming ...leer más
01/06/2010
 - Reducing and managing disaster risk to improve food and livelihood security in Eastern and Central Africa Each year, countries in the Eastern and Central region of Africa (ECA) experience the highest ...leer más
01/06/2010
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