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Western Africa
07/11/2019
  The report examines the newly emerging market for off-grid solar-powered productive use appliances (PULSE). The majority of sub-Saharan Africa’s smallholder farmers live without grid electricity and produce globally low yields. PULSE appliances - such as irrigation pumps, cooling and refrigeration, and agro-processing - can [...]
17/10/2019
  A webinar organized by the Feinstein International Center, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University While the Unicef framework for the causality of malnutrition has been widely adopted across both development and humanitarian spheres, there are key elements that [...]
29/07/2019
Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a vector-borne disease that has severe impacts on livelihoods, national and international markets, and human health. RVF is currently limited to Africa and parts of the Near East; however, it is recognized to have the [...]
Food security situation deteriorating in northern areas due to heightened violence
17/07/2019
Highlights: In northern areas, an upsurge of violence by armed groups since early 2019 is severely damaging rural livelihood systems and driving widespread internal displacements. The number of displaced people is currently estimated at about 220 000, almost five times the caseload [...]
04/07/2019
FAO assesses that globally 41 countries, of which 31 are in Africa, continue to be in need of external assistance for food. Conflict remains the main driver of high levels of severe food insecurity. Weather‑induced production declines and economic instability [...]
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