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 - Recurrent floods, erratic distribution of rainfall and the influx of refugees from neighbouring countries have caused over 1.7 million people to be food insecure. Irregular and poor rainfall in recent years ...leer más
 -  One of the poorest and least developed countries in the western hemisphere, it is prone to natural disasters – from drought and flooding to seasonal hurricanes and tropical storms. The complex humanitarian context ...leer más
 - “We are thirsty for seeds! Bring them and we’ll plant them! FAO brought us maize and groundnut seeds at the beginning of June and you can see that they all ...leer más
16/07/2014
 - Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) hit the central Philippines on 8 November 2013, destroying some 600 000 hectares of farmland and leaving tens of thousands of farmers without a ...leer más
06/05/2014
 - The deepening crisis in the Central African Republic is devastating people’s ability to support themselves. A United Nations report says immediate support for food and livelihoods is needed to meet what it calls an: “acute and complex emergency”. The ...leer más
10/04/2014
 - The FAO Director-General Jose' Graziano da Silva visited Tacloban and surrounding areas four months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the central Philippines. Interacting with FAO supported small-scale fishers and farmers over ...leer más
11/03/2014
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today witnessed the positive results of FAO's Typhoon Haiyan response programme and committed FAO to supporting the recovery of fishing and farming livelihoods in ...leer más
11/03/2014
 - On Friday 7 February 2014 tools and seeds were distributed to 760 people, in particular to market gardeners from the Boeing-Bercali-Fontaine area and farmers from the ASECNA area. The distribution ...leer más
10/02/2014
 - More than 14 million people were affected by the devastation brought on by super Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) in the Philippines. The typhoon struck the Visayas region of ...leer más
05/02/2014
 - During a visit to an FAO project near Tacloban, Joe Hayes, the non-resident Irish Ambassador to the Philippines applauded the resilience of the farmers and fishers whose lives and livelihoods were devastated ...leer más
30/01/2014
 - Two months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, lauded FAO for its work in helping rice farmers replace devastated crops with new seeds. Photogallery Brende visited farmers ...leer más
08/01/2014
 - ‘When the typhoon hit, our rice was almost ready and we were expecting a good harvest’ Susan Saspay says looking out over the rice field she farms on. Striking between ...leer más
31/12/2013
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