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The risk of the El Niño-induced food insecurity in southern Africa in 2016; the recent risk of famine in northern Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, and South Sudan; and the recent outbreak of the fall armyworm (FAW) in East and Southern Africa (ESA) all demonstrate that responses are still largely reactive than proactive.

The report covers country briefs for 17 countries in four regions: Latin America: Haiti, Africa: Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Lake Chad Basin (northeastern Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger), Liberia, Mali, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan, Middle East: Lebanon, Iraq, Syria and Yemen, Asia: Af

County National Drought Management Authority coordinator Francis Koma yesterday said a large population of residents will be struggling to put food on the table.

Isiolo and Tana River counties are likely to continue experiencing acute malnutrition until May.

Over 4000 hectares of maize field has been affected by fall army worms in Balaka with 39 percent of the crop heavily damaged, the District’s Agriculture Development Office (DADO) has disclosed.

More than 40 million people are suffering hunger in the Near East and North Africa Region (NENA) due to wars and conflicts, according to the latest 2017 report of the Food and Agriculture Organizat

Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hamstringing efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by 2030, according to a new FAO report.

Food security in the Middle East and North Africa is quickly deteriorating because of conflict in several countries in the region, the United Nations said on Thursday.

The UN Development Program (UNDP) on Tuesday warned that the food security situation in Somali "remains precarious for millions of Somalis, following the fifth consecutive year of drought."

Kinshasa — Against a backdrop of intense human suffering, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are joining forces to mitigate some of the effects of confli

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