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Situation Update: Locust Crisis in Madagascar - 12 September 2014

Even though more than 1.2 million hectares were treated, locust populations are still present both in the invasion and outbreak areas and a second control campaign is essential to support the decline of the plague.

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South Sudan + 1 other
Norway donates $10 million to FAO South Sudan

Norway will provide 50 000 households with emergency livelihood kits

11 September 2014, Juba – Norway has donated approximately $10 million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers, fishers and herders in South Sudan with critical livelihood support.

Norway’s gift will allow FAO to distribute emergency livelihood kits – including crop seeds, fishing tools, vegetable seeds and livestock health kits – to an additional 50 000 vulnerable households, enabling them to plant crops, fish waterways and protect livestock from critical diseases.

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Sudan + 1 other
GIEWS Country Brief : Sudan 11-September-2014

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Mixed production prospects for the 2014 main season cereal crops to be harvested from November

  • Heavy rains since July caused widespread floods across the country, affecting more than 250 000 people

  • Cereal prices hit new record high levels in most markets

  • Food security situation expected to improve from October as green crops become available for local consumption

Mixed production prospects for crops to be harvested from early November

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Construyendo resiliencia en familias del corredor seco del oriente de Guatemala

FAO contribuye a mejorar las capacidades de resiliencia de las familias a fin de que puedan adaptarse al cambio climático.

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L'Indice FAO des prix alimentaires à son plus bas niveau en quatre ans

La météo favorable dope la production céréalière – Projections de récolte en hausse de 14 millions de tonnes

11 septembre 2014, Rome – L'indice mensuel des prix des produits alimentaires publié par la FAO a reculé à nouveau en août pour le cinquième mois consécutif, tombant à son plus bas niveau depuis septembre 2010.

La moyenne de 196,6 points enregistrée en août représente une baisse de 7,3 points (3,6 pour cent) par rapport à juillet. A l'exception de la viande, tous les prix des denrées mesurées par l'indice ont nettement fléchi.

JOBS

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Nutrition Officer P-4

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

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Nutrition Officer P-4

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

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Nutrition Officer P-4

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

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Nutrition Officer P-4

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2014 Food and Agriculture Organization

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