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 - Chronic poverty, years of conflict and severe climatic events, including the 2011/2012 drought in the Sahel which triggered a major food and nutrition crisis, have negatively impacted agricultural and livestock ...leer más
 - More than 75 percent of the Central African Republic’s working population relies on agriculture, but years of conflict and instability have stifled economic growth, as well as reduced crop and livestock production. The ...leer más
 - Highlights: Average agricultural production levels are expected in the Sahel and West Africa, except in some localized areas The resurgence of locusts in Mauritania requires reinforcement of monitoring and treatment systems The commercial ...leer más
30/10/2013
 - Cultivated mainly on marginal lands by small-scale farmers, cassava is an inexpensive and essential part of the diet of vulnerable communities across Africa. Millions of people depend on the crop. Two ...leer más
10/10/2013
 - Key points: A situation of food insecurity still prevails in Northern Mali Good rains recorded in August and September mitigate the effects of late start of rains In Niger and Nigeria principally, floods ...leer más
30/09/2013
 - The future of cassava, one of Africa’s most promising and climate-resilient crops, may be under threat if efforts to renew the fight against diseases affecting the plant are not renewed, ...leer más
16/09/2013
 - Emergency restocking of improved cattle in Burundi was undertaken after 1993 following the almost dozen years of civil war that claimed the lives of more than 200,000 Burundians and destroyed ...leer más
10/09/2013
 - Highlights After a late start, rains have allowed crops to develop Prices remain high in the Sahel particularly in Niger, Nigeria, Benin, Mali and Burkina Faso The lean season continues, and the poorest households face difficulties ...leer más
06/09/2013
 - Cultivated mainly on marginal lands by small-scale farmers, cassava is an inexpensive and essential part of the diet of vulnerable communities across Africa. Millions of people depend on the crop. Two ...leer más
14/08/2013
 - Vulnerable agro pastoral communities in the semi arid region of Karamoja in Uganda have resorted to cereal banking as a coping mechanism to their food security threats. The idea of introducing ...leer más
14/08/2013
 - Upholding cassava's potential in Africa: 10 - 12 September 2013  During the course of the last decade, cassava production in East and Central Africa has been hampered by Cassava Mosaic Disease ...leer más
13/08/2013
 - Highlights Late start of the growing season due to the late onset of rains Increasing number of refugees in Nigeria, of IDPs in Guinea and return of IDPs in Mali Worrisome food situation ...leer más
01/08/2013