the Syrian Arab Republic

the Syrian Arab Republic

Read more about FAO and the Syria crisisThe Syria crisis continues to drive humanitarian needs. The main driver of food insecurity continues to be population displacement. Despite decreased levels of conflict in many areas, its relenting presence has led to sustained hostilities, protracted displacement, increased returns and persistent erosion of communities’ resilience.

Within the country, where 6.2 million people remain displaced and 1.4 million have returned, resources are increasingly depleted. Externally, the precarious situation continues to propel the largest refugee crisis in the world. Some 5.6 million refugees reside in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt, where needs far exceed the resources of host governments and communities. More than eight in 10 people in the Syrian Arab Republic now live below the poverty line.

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 - “The dryness and unproductiveness of our lands made us feel poor. However, today we celebrate green lands after having enough water to plant. Marrat village can ...read more
30/03/2020
 -  to assist Host communities, refugees and other vulnerable groups in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey FAO requires USD 157.5 million period January – December 2020                                 Renewed escalation of hostilities in the Syrian ...read more
25/03/2020
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) in the Syrian Arab Republic conducted an inception meeting ...read more
16/03/2020
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with Food Security and Agriculture (FSA) sector in Turkey, organized a workshop entitled: “Promoting ...read more
10/03/2020
 -  to assist 11.6 million people FAO requires USD 151 million period January – December 2020                                 With the crisis now approaching its tenth year, humanitarian needs are expected to remain high in 2020. ...read more
07/02/2020
 - Farming communities in northeast Syria were hit hard due to cumulative impact of eight years of crisis and changing climate. Ongoing military operations have displaced thousands ...read more
15/01/2020
 - The launch of a training series by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support agricultural entrepreneurship in the Syrian Arab Republic, ...read more
10/01/2020
 - Since 2011, the Syrian conflict has hard hit the families in the country. Family members have been lost, homes and belongings left behind. Food and agriculture ...read more
10/01/2020
 - Slow Food and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized a study tour this week in northwest Italy for a group of ...read more
14/12/2019
 - The Food and Agriculture of the United Nations (FAO) Representation in the Syrian Arab Republic teamed up with the National Agricultural Policy Center (NAPC) and the General ...read more
12/12/2019