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Belgium supports FAO in controlling desert locust swarms in Yemen
 - 19/07/2019 - Yemen is facing a serious desert locust threat with widespread hopper band infestations that will cause swarms to form later this month. If conditions remain favourable, there could be a ...read more

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From milk processers to milk entrepreneurs
 - 28/06/2019 - It is six in the morning in the port city of Al Hudaydah in Yemen. Jabrah Ali Omara is already awake tending to her three-year-old daughter. Soon after, she settles ...read more
Global Report on Food Crises: acute hunger still affecting over 100 million people worldwide
 - 02/04/2019 - A report presented today jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) finds that around 113 million people ...read more
European Union supports resilience-building efforts in Yemen
 - 25/03/2019 - The European Union (EU) has contributed new funding totalling $40.8 million to boost United Nations (UN) resilience-building work in Yemen. Interventions will target the most vulnerable community groups, including women, the ...read more
In 2019 FAO aims to provide 32 million people with livelihoods support to keep them on their feet
 - 11/02/2019 - As global hunger numbers have continued to rise driven by the proliferation of conflicts and climate-related shocks, FAO is seeking $940 million to save the lives and livelihoods of some ...read more
FAO and EU join efforts to strengthen Yemen’s capacity to monitor drivers of food insecurity and hunger
 - 04/02/2019 - As the fragile peace in Yemen holds and with serious food insecurity concerns persisting, the European Union (EU) and FAO have announced new EU funding of  €5.9 million ($6.7 million) ...read more
FAO receives $8 million from Japan to boost food security and nutrition in conflict-ridden Yemen
 - 31/01/2019 - Japan has contributed over $8 million (JPY 891,000,000) to back FAO's work on enhancing food and nutrition security for the most vulnerable households in conflict-ridden Yemen, which is facing the ...read more
FAO celebrates 40 years in Yemen
 - 24/01/2019 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates 40 years in Yemen during a workshop to look back at the main highlights of its 2018 programme, including ...read more
Humanitarian assistance continues to prevent a massive human catastrophe in Yemen but it is not enough
 - 08/12/2018 - As many as 20 million Yemenis are food insecure in the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Already, 15.9 million people wake up hungry, according to the latest Integrated food security Phase Classification (IPC) ...read more
Conflicts and climatic shocks aggravate current food insecurity in many countries
 - 20/09/2018 - Persistent conflicts and climate-related shocks are currently driving high levels of severe food insecurity, particularly in Southern African and Near East countries, which continue to require humanitarian assistance, according to ...read more
Kuwaiti funding boosts emergency agricultural support for severely food-insecure Yemenis
 - 12/07/2018 - The Government of Kuwait has contributed $5 million to FAO's work to deliver emergency agricultural interventions and improve food security and nutrition in Yemen which is facing the world's largest food security ...read more
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