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Vitamin A deficiency is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children globally and an important contributor to the burden of night blindness in pregnant women and severe illness and death in children under the age of five. Southern Africa is not spared. 
For decades people in Somalia have been vulnerable to the multiple shocks such as floods, droughts, locusts and conflict impacting their food security and livelihoods. FAO’s Cash+ programme has been streamlined from previous years and expanded, combining cash payments with nutrition education and equipping people with farming, livestock and fishing...
Lobster exports in Nicaragua grew 34 percent between 2015 and 2019; the most productive zone is the Caribbean coast, part of the territory of the indigenous communities of the Miskitu, Sumu-Mayangna, Rama and Ulwa peoples, and of Afro-descendants, such as the Creole and Garífuna.
Fishing has been the main source of livelihoods for many communities in northeast Nigeria, especially in Borno State which borders Lake Chad. However, long-running armed conflict in the region has caused one of the worst humanitarian emergencies in the world. Fishing in Lake Chad has been banned on security grounds, depriving...
Climate change is one of the greatest threats to food security, poverty reduction and sustainable development across the world. To cope with the consequences of climate change, innovative solutions are needed. Blockchain technology is one of them – but what is it and how can it be used?  The United Nations...

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