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 - 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 ...leer más
 - The recent flooding in southern Malawi has submerged 35 000 hectares of cropland under water, swept away livestock and displaced some 174 000 people. The interrupted agricultural cycle threatens the ...leer más
 - Madagascar is prone to natural disasters, including drought, floods, cyclones and locust crises. The current locust plague began in April 2012, following a two-year upsurge that was not addressed owing ...leer más
 - More than 170,000 people have had to leave their homes in Malawi after heavy flooding. Some 79 deaths have been confirmed so far, while 153 people are still missing in ...leer más
 - In Malawi many have fled their homes and farmlands in the southern districts of the country after usually heavy rains hit last week, sparking devastating floods. While the country struggles ...leer más
 - Durant la 2ème décade de novembre, les informations pluviométriques restaient hétérogènes : les estimations de FEWS-NET (figure 1) indiquaient que la pluviosité était au moins supérieure à 40 mm dans un ...leer más
 - In Madagascar, the battle against an ongoing plague of locusts risks being lost as funds for continuing operations run out. Failure to carry through the joint 2013-16 FAO/government anti-locust programme, ...leer más
 - The livelihoods of up to 13 million people in Madagascar continue to be threatened by plagues of migratory locusts. As FAO renews calls for further funding to contribute to its ...leer más
 - The plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust began in April 2012 in Madagascar, in a context where food insecurity and malnutrition rates were already high. Given the extent of the ...leer más
 - These two maps illustrate how the locust situation in Madagascar improved after one year of large-scale aerial control operations.   Legend     Outside of the Malagasy Migratory Locust distribution area   No information   No infestations   Likely infested   Low ...leer más
 - Durant la 1ère décade de novembre, les informations pluviométriques restaient hétérogènes : les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient qu'au nord d'une ligne reliant Mandritsara (AINS-HT) à Vangaindrano (AIE-C), la pluviosité était faible ...leer más
 - Recently, farmers in Lesotho have been consistently obtaining low yields from their staple crops. This has affected food production as well as considerably reducing incomes. The causes of these low crop ...leer más