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Sweden’s funding supports the most vulnerable food insecure farmers in Afghanistan
 - 14/04/2021 - Vulnerable farmers and livestock keepers and owners of the most food-insecure provinces of Afghanistan will benefit from the funding (USD 3.6 million) provided by Sweden for FAO to assist 168 ...read more

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Signs of hope in East Africa as control campaign tames locust upsurge
 - 12/04/2021 - In this Q&A interview, FAO Senior Desert Locust Forecaster Keith Cressman and Cyril Ferrand, Manager of FAO's desert locust response in East Africa, discuss progress made in containing the threat ...read more
Allowing communities in Rumbek to dream big through new knowledge and agricultural production
 - 12/04/2021 - The goats started swarming Khana Akuang Malual before she had even put the plastic tub of salt on the ground in front of her tidy mud-brick home in rural South ...read more
70 coastal fishers in Somalia are setting out to strengthen the fisheries sector
 - 08/04/2021 - After years of livestock losses from droughts and multiple crises, fish have become a lifeline source of food for nutrition and income for coastal communities. The coasts sandy soils are ...read more
Scale of acute hunger in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “staggering” FAO-WFP warn
 - 06/04/2021 - In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the food security situation remains dire with one in three people - a record high - suffering from acute hunger, two United ...read more
FAO and Belgium support vulnerable populations in recovering their agricultural livelihoods to resume food production while strengthening their resilience
 - 31/03/2021 - The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), characterized by a severe economic contraction and socio-political tensions, has entered its sixth year, resulting in major impacts including limited access to ...read more
Communities host displaced people and share farmland to fight hunger in Cabo Delgado
 - 29/03/2021 - After their house was burned down, Abdul Selemane (44), his wife, two kids and mother fled Mocímboa da Praia, one of the districts most affected by insurgent attacks in the ...read more
FAO builds stronger veterinary diagnostic laboratories in West and Central Africa
 - 23/03/2021 - National laboratory systems play a crucial role in preventing, detecting and responding to health threats. An integral part of these systems, veterinary diagnostic laboratories are at the centre of veterinary ...read more
Acute hunger set to soar in over 20 countries warn FAO and WFP
 - 23/03/2021 - Acute hunger is set to soar in over 20 countries in the coming months without urgent and scaled-up assistance, warn the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food ...read more
Promotion d’une transhumance pacifique dans la région du Liptako-Gourma grâce à l’appui financier du Fonds pour la consolidation de la paix
 - 22/03/2021 - Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger La région du Liptako-Gourma, située au cœur de la bande sahélo-saharienne entre le Burkina Faso, le Mali et le Niger, est une zone de continuité socio-culturelle au ...read more
Disasters take heavy toll on agri-food systems as new threats emerge
 - 18/03/2021 - Agriculture absorbs the bulk of the financial losses and damages wrought by disasters which have grown in frequency, intensity, and complexity, says FAO in a new report released today. At no ...read more
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