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 - 46 year-old Mlongo Mwanyasi depends on her livestock – a livelihood and tradition inherited from her forefathers that she has kept going. Her animals’ health is critical for her economic ...leer más
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 - With three consecutive rains failed in his county, 51-year-old Harrison Kazungu Karisa became increasingly concerned. The poor rains resulted in drier conditions, reduced pasture and limited water resources. The beginning ...leer más
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 - Kenya is currently experiencing one of the worst food security crises in recent years due to a prolonged drought. Back-to-back failed rainy seasons have eroded community resilience and compromised livelihoods. ...leer más
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 - Towards the end of 2016, Kenya was facing a growing threat of drought. Across the Horn of Africa, failure of the 2016 short rains (October–December) in the aftermath of recurrent ...leer más
25/10/2017
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to Fall Armyworm: FAO projects: Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) projects on FAW management are ongoing in Central Africa (Sao Tomé and ...leer más
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 - FAO-led fisherman training via the Coastal Communities Against Piracy (CCAP) Project aims at tackling some of the root causes of economic marginalization in Somalia’s coastal communities. Launched in November 2016, ...leer más
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 - In the Lake Chad Basin, the security crisis exacerbates the challenges faced by vulnerable farmers and herders, already affected by climate hazards over the past decade. Herders bear a heavy ...leer más
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 - The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is experiencing a protracted humanitarian crisis. Extreme poverty, a fragile security context and intensified inter-community conflict have rendered communities increasingly vulnerable. 7.7 million ...leer más
12/10/2017
 - Key points Insecurity in the Central African Republic has worsened. Clashes among various armed groups continue, particularly affecting the southeastern and northwestern areas, caused additional population displacements which bring the total ...leer más
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