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Thanks to EU funding FAO provides bulls and other livestock to Borno’s youth
 - 13/02/2019 - Youth in Borno – Nigeria’s worst affected northeastern state – have had their livelihoods uprooted due to a decade-long crisis. In response to the overwhelming recovery needs of livestock-based households ...read more

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FAO promotes solar and fuel efficient technologies among internally displaced people in northeastern Nigeria
 - 26/11/2018 - FAO and the Borno State Ministry of Environment are offering more sustainable cooking and lighting solutions to resource-poor households in the Ngala local government area (LGA). On 22 November 2018, ...read more
FAO to support over half a million people during the 2018/19 dry season in northeastern Nigeria
 - 17/11/2018 - For many smallholder farmers in northeastern Nigeria, food production typically halts or slows during the dry season ranging October to April. To spur cultivation during this critical period – ensuring ...read more
Goats help power the engine of recovery for women in northeastern Nigeria
 - 11/09/2018 - The Kanyi, a local name for Sahel breed of goat, admired for its delicate legs and striking hair often reddish brown, has long been the dominant breed among the women ...read more
FAO highlights underfunded crises where humanitarian support is urgently needed
 - 01/08/2018 - A new FAO report sounds the alarm on some of the world's most severely underfunded crises, which in the wake of new shocks require an urgent humanitarian response and emergency ...read more
UN food agencies team up to secure livelihoods in northeastern Nigeria
 - 12/07/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a joint effort to support conflict-affected people in northeastern Nigeria to increase ...read more
FAO will assist over 1 million people to grow up to eight months’ worth of food during northeastern Nigeria’s 2018 rainy season
 - 28/06/2018 - Long-awaited seasonal rains are making their way across northeastern Nigeria where millions of farmers eagerly anticipate the chance to break ground. After a prolonged period of Boko Haram-related conflict, markets ...read more
Farmers select their ‘seed of choice’ in FAO’s first-ever seed fair in northeastern Nigeria
 - 08/06/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held its first seed fair in northeastern Nigeria on 2 June 2018 in Tikau, a large ward in the Nangere ...read more
FAO boosts skills through farmer field schools as farmers return to their fields in northeastern Nigeria
 - 30/05/2018 - As the security situation improves in northeastern Nigeria, more farmers and livestock owners return to their villages. To address their critical need for local agricultural extension services, the Food and ...read more
FAO assists at-risk farmers during the dry season in northeastern Nigeria
 - 28/03/2018 - Aisa ya Maida, who lost her husband during an attack on her home in Magumeri, a Local Government Authority (LGA) in Borno State, fled to Mashumari village in Konduga (a ...read more
Food crises continue to strike and acute hunger intensifies
 - 22/03/2018 - A new report out today sounds the alarm regarding surging levels of acute hunger. Some 124 million people in 51 countries were affected by acute food insecurity during 2017 — 11 ...read more
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