Madagascar: FAO and WFP Call for Urgent Action Against Increased Food Insecurity

Madagascar: FAO and WFP Call for Urgent Action Against Increased Food Insecurity

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Program (WFP), farmers in southern Madagascar, victims of three years of devastating drought, are in need of Planting their fields in time for the next planting season from December to January.

In a joint press release, the two UN food agencies stress that more funding is needed to support Malagasy farmers faced with worsening food insecurity in the south of the country.

FAO will begin the distribution of cuttings and seeds in December, targeting some 170,000 farming families in the most food-insecure southern districts …
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