FAO Stresses Support for Mali's Farmers


The Food and Agriculture Organization has called for targeted aid and support for displaced farmers so they can resume growing and help improve the nation’s food security.
  • Mali:  Impending Planting Season At Risk

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 15 February 2013

    With Mali's next agricultural season set to begin in May, there is an urgent need to help displaced farmers return to their lands and resume food production when and where the ... read more »

  • Mali:  Northern Mali Faces Food, Currency Shortages

    Inter Press Service, 5 February 2013

    Communities in northern Mali are in need of humanitarian intervention following the recent military intervention in Gao and Timbuktu, leading non-governmental organisations to call ... read more »

Children selling cassava roots near Timbuktu (file photo).

  • Mali:  Northern Mali - Food and Fuel in Short Supply

    Oxfam International, 4 February 2013

    In areas of northern Mali the price of food and fuel is rocketing as supplies start to dry up after looting following recent military operations, and with traders who have fled the ... read more »

  • Mali:  The Humanitarian Situation in the North, Hovering Between Hope and Doubt

    International Committee of the Red Cross, 1 February 2013

    The recent fighting and troop movements compelled thousands of people to move within Mali or to seek refuge in neighbouring countries. Some of them are now starting to return home, ... read more »

  • Mali:  War and Hunger in Mali

    ThinkAfricaPress, 30 January 2013

    As conflict continues in Mali, the international community will need to support aid agencies to prevent a worsening of the humanitarian situation. read more »

  • Mali:  Families in Northern Mali Fear Running Out of Food Supply

    Oxfam International, 28 January 2013

    Latest estimates indicate that household food stocks in and around Gao will only last few weeks. Most markets and shops are closed, food supplies severely disrupted and stocks ... read more »

  • Mali:  Escalating Violence in Northern Mali Is Fuelling Hunger in the Sahel

    Christian Aid, 25 January 2013

    The recent escalation of fighting and the subsequent displacement of people within Mali and to neighbouring countries is exacerbating the Sahel's chronic food crisis and ... read more »

  • Mali:  Mali - Emergency Aid for People Displaced in Centre of Country

    International Committee of the Red Cross, 24 January 2013

    Some 7,000 Malians (people displaced by fighting in the Diabali area and families hosting them) are today receiving emergency supplies of food and other basic necessities in the ... read more »

  • Mali:  Food Insecurity the Next Crisis for Northern Mali

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 23 January 2013

    Many more northern Malians are likely to face severe food shortages in the coming days and weeks if markets remain blocked by border and road closures, and humanitarian access ... read more »