Posted by: APO | 7 April 2017

FAO Director-General visits hunger-threatened northeastern Nigeria, calls for urgent increase in humanitarian assistance

It is imperative to immediately ramp up humanitarian assistance to hunger-threatened rural communities in the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin region, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today during a visit to some of the affected areas in northeastern Nigeria. “If we miss the coming planting season, there will be no substantial harvests until 2018. Failure to restore food production now… Read more on


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