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Horn of Africa

Addis Abeba, October 30/2019 – The Federal Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) have called for immediate action to control a new Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) infestation in the country. Sani Redi, Agriculture …

Addis Abeba, October 02/2019 – Nestled deep in Ethiopia’s highlands, in the Amhara region, Habru Woreda some 500 km from the country’s capital Addis Abeba, the small village of Berebeyu is grappling with the realities of climate change, with hundreds of its inhabitants reeling from land losses and poor harvests, …

Hussien Mohamed Yusuf Addis Abeba, September 24/2019 – The IGAD region is one of the most food-insecure regions in the world. Prolonged and widespread drought is a recurrent feature of the arid and semi-arid lands that is exacerbated by climate change, advancing desertification and ecological degradation. These harsh ecological circumstances …