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COVID-19 fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/large_COVIDfeatured-story.jpg 2020 humanitarian response
 - 17/08/2020 - FAO’s component of the Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19 The world is standing on the precipice of the greatest food crisis in generations. Worldwide, people and their communities are reeling ...read more

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Anticipatory action for COVID-19: building systems that protect livelihoods throughout a pandemic
 - 05/08/2020 - The impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis on food systems are vast and varied, and as of yet hard to predict. But nowhere are they felt harder than ...read more
Eastern Africa fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_IMG_20200212_1231031.jpg IKEA Foundation contributes $3.5 million to support FAO
 - 30/07/2020 - Initiative seeks to increase self-reliance of vulnerable populations and lay the groundwork for increased agribusiness investment The IKEA Foundation's support will boost efforts by FAO, in partnership with UNHCR, to help ...read more
Acute food insecurity hotspots need urgent attention
 - 09/03/2020 - While global attention has focused on the swarms of Desert Locusts attacking crops in East Africa, a number of other countries and regions are also confronting serious food security threats ...read more
Germany contributes EUR 50 million to strengthen resilience in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
 - 04/03/2020 - The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), through the German Development Bank KfW, has contributed EUR 50 million ($54 million) to a resilience building programme to be ...read more
Strengthening good agricultural practices to boost production
 - 15/03/2019 - In the village of Kasheke, located near Lake Kivu in the province of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rachel Akonkwa goes to the community field of ...read more
Launch of a cattle vaccination campaign against symptomatic anthrax
 - 20/02/2019 - FAO, in partnership with the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, has launched a cattle vaccination campaign in the provinces of Kwilu and Kwango in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ...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
Investing in healthy and diversified diets to address malnutrition
 - 14/12/2018 - Deep in the equatorial forest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Iyenze family grows fresh vegetables in their garden. Georgette, mother of eight, prepares porridge made from maize, ...read more
Support the resumption of agricultural production in the Kasai region through seed fairs
 - 11/12/2018 - Ngalula Kalombo, a widow and mother of three, returns from the Beya-Bwanga seed fair with a basket of maize and cowpea seeds. Soon, she will be able to cook porridges ...read more
Youth employment to improve eating habits in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
 - 09/11/2018 - Like many young people in Sankuru province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Paul Tshisapa was struggling to find a decent job. Difficult access to markets, poor state of ...read more
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