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Severe dryness during the whole month of October in the main cereal-producing areas negatively impacted the establishment and development of “deyr” crops, expected to be harvested in January 2018. The dismal performance of the rainy season has exacerbated water and pasture [...]
This webinar series was organised with support from the European Union. AA Webinar I: FAO Early Warning Early Action- What's new?12 October 2017  -  14.30-16.00 CEST (UTC/GMT+2) AA Webinar II: Reducing disaster risk vulnerability in Bangladesh – Partner perspectives6 December 2017  - [...]
Quarterly Global Report
FAO estimates that 37 countries are in need of external assistance for food in the world. Persisting conflicts have continued to acutely affect agricultural production and food security conditions. Weather shocks, including floods, hurricanes and droughts, have compounded the fragile [...]
Due to a prolonged drought in Mongolia, the 2017 wheat output is estimated to drop by almost 50 percent from last year’s near-average output. Production of other food crops, such as potatoes, barley, oats and vegetables, also has been severely [...]
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
This Special Alert focuses on the prolonged dry weather which is threateniing the 2017 main season of food crop production in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Prolonged dry weather conditions from April to late June in the main central and southern cereal-producing provinces [...]