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Iraq

Iraq: Hard-hit farmers receive timely boost

Efforts are underway to restore what was once the world's leading date industry. By Hussein Ali and Naser Kadhem in Baghdad (ICR No. 68, 14-Jun-04) The palm orchard of Mohammed Hasan, a date farmer...

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Tanzania

FEWS Tanzania Food Security Report - 28 May 2004

Summary Food availability is improving due to the current harvest; as a result, staple price have dropped significantly. Despite these general improvements, localized food shortages still exist...

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Afghanistan

Central Afghanistan facing food shortages

Despite improved weather conditions, Action Against Hunger sounds the alarm as drought continues to threaten livelihoods KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- Despite higher rainfall in 2003 that followed five years...

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Afghanistan + 27 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 24 of 2004

This report includes: (A) General (B) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Albania, (3) Pakistan (C) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) DR Congo, (3) Djibouti,...

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Eritrea + 3 more

Ending famine in Horn of Africa

Ending the Cycle of Famine in the Horn of Africa, Raising Agricultural Productivity, and Promoting Rural Development in Food Insecure Countries We are united in our belief that famine is preventable...

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Zambia + 4 more

Southern African Humanitarian Crisis Update - June 2004

HIGHLIGHTS The Special Envoy for Humanitarian Needs in southern Africa, Mr. James Morris, will be visiting the southern Africa region from 14 to 22 June 2004. Initial findings of the FAO/WFP Crop and...

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World

FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 2, 2004

Highlights FAO's latest forecast of global cereal production in 2004 is 1 956 million tonnes, a substantial increase from the previous year. However, despite a modest expected rise in utilization,...

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Eritrea + 3 more

Africa: G8 leaders agree to expand efforts to fight famine

Africa to receive special focus, White House says G8 leaders have agreed to expand efforts to fight famine, hunger and food insecurity, particularly in Africa, according to a White House statement. ...

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Chad + 4 more

Sahel weather and crop situation report No. 1 - 9 Jun 2004

SUMMARY The rainy season has started following its normal pattern in the Sahel. Seasonal rains commenced in late April or May in southern Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger and the extreme south-east of...

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Zambia

Zambia Monthly Report, May 2004

SUMMARY The Rapid Flood Impact Assessment in western Zambia established that affected households require both food and non food assistance as a result of excessive flooding. An estimated 39,277...

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Haiti

Drought in Haiti's Northwest Department

1. Background The Northwest Department is one of Haiti's poorest regions, with an average annual household income of $ 225. Because most households rely on rain-fed agriculture for food and income,...

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