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21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
12 Jun 2017 description
The Start Network is putting together a new financing facility to enable a faster and more coordinated response to droughts, and plans to test its model in Pakistan and Zimbabwe.
09 Jun 2017 description
“Providing support to those states that are still implementing key actions of the Convention is as important today as it was 20 years ago. It is a humanitarian imperative,” said Ambassador Hajnoczi.
09 Jun 2017 description
Protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry with some 37 countries, 28 of which are in Africa, requiring external assistance for food.
17 May 2017 description
UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) committed $1.6 million to assist over 32,600 flood-affected people with life-saving interventions in 20 districts in Zimbabwe.
11 Apr 2017 description
The pledges announced today will help millions affected by forced displacement, food insecurity, and natural disasters in the Great Lakes region and in the Southern part of the continent.
31 Mar 2017 description
About 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase on 80 million in 2015, according to a new global report on food crises, despite international efforts.
29 Mar 2017 description
report IRIN
El Niño-induced droughts have left four million people needing food aid. This year, good rains had raised hopes of a decent harvest, but now the fall armyworm is dashing them for many farmers.
25 Mar 2017 description
After two consecutive seasons of drought, heavy rains finally promise a good harvest in most parts of Zimbabwe's Manicaland province - but only if farmers can get it to market.
22 Mar 2017 description
A fall armyworm outbreak is causing considerable crop damage in seven countries in the region, concurrently with a cyclone in Madagascar, flooding in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
08 Mar 2017 description
report Voice of America
Since December, floods have killed 246 people, injured 128 and left nearly 2,000 homeless ... Those who have survived the floods say they have lost their possessions.
16 Feb 2017 description
Fall armyworm, which is mostly associated with the Americas, is a new threat in Southern Africa and is currently affecting crops in at least seven countries in the region.
16 Feb 2017 description
report Voice of America
After devastating several regions in Mozambique, Cyclone Dineo has started causing sustained heavy winds and torrential rains in Zimbabwe, including in Mutare, Chiredzi and Beitbridge.
09 Feb 2017 description
More than 129,000ha in Zambia have been affected, while 5,471ha are reported to be damaged in Malawi. Slow responses by governments could result in cuts in household production.
24 Jan 2017 description
The consistent rainfall is in some cases not allowing households to weed their crops, so yields in some parts of the region may likely be adversely affected by these continuous heavy rains.
18 Jan 2017 description
report Voice of America
The outbreak has struck more than 200 people in the capital, Harare, killing two, and has been detected in other parts of Zimbabwe.
14 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Manicaland and Masvingo provinces are projected to have the highest number of people estimated to be food insecure during the peak of the hunger season (January-March 2017).
10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The impact of the higher than average La Niña rains may lead to displacement, infrastructure damage and cholera and other disease outbreaks in some countries of southern Africa, the agency warns.
06 Jan 2017 description
Last year's drought left over 4.5 million Zimbabweans food-insecure. Rural women, who are responsible for providing food, water and firewood for their families, are especially hard-hit.
08 Dec 2016 description
The new edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report highlights 39 countries in need of external food assistance. Global agricultural prospects are improving but lean seasons loom in near future.