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Restoring cassava farming in Rwanda
 - 16/09/2019 - Felicien Simpunga grew up in the Ruhango district of Rwanda, where life and making a living revolved around agriculture. While he grows other crops such as beans and sweet potatoes ...read more

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Conditions improve but over half the population of South Sudan still faces severe hunger
 - 11/09/2019 - In spite of a slight improvement in the food security situation since June 2019, more than half the population of South Sudan – some 6.35 million people – do not ...read more
Rains improve harvests in Syria but families still struggle to survive
 - 05/09/2019 - Favourable rains in Syria's agricultural areas, coupled with improved overall security, have boosted harvests compared to last year, but higher food prices are putting more strain on many Syrians, a ...read more
Syrian women food producers learn new skills from Italian farmers
 - 27/08/2019 - Slow Food and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are organizing a study tour this week in northwest Italy for a group of Syrian small-scale women ...read more
FAO Ghana’s rapid response to African horse sickness thanks to EMA-i real-time reporting Tool
 - 26/08/2019 - In Ghana, early and rapid reporting and notification of animal diseases in the field is a major challenge due to inadequate health workforce and capacities. To ensure a timely response, ...read more
FAO builds capacity to ensure safe meat consumption and zoonotic disease detection in Liberia
 - 22/08/2019 - World meat production is projected to double by 2050, most of which is expected in developing countries. The growing meat market provides a significant opportunity for livestock farmers and meat ...read more
Two years on – FAO’s support to small-scale farmers in northeastern Nigeria is saving livelihoods
 - 22/08/2019 - A decade of conflict has severely affected food production systems in northeastern Nigeria, with the worst affected states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe experiencing high displacement, enormous human, social and economic ...read more
 - 12/08/2019 - Hassan waves from the small green tuk-tuk that has brought him from home to his beloved and ever-growing apiary. Having gone from two traditional hives in 2013 to 150 today, ...read more
Making money from honey
 - 12/08/2019 - Hassan waves from the small green tuk-tuk that has brought him from home to his beloved and ever-growing apiary. Having gone from two traditional hives in 2013 to 150 today, ...read more
Kuwait supports efforts to reduce hunger in Syria
 - 05/08/2019 - Kuwait and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have strengthened their partnership to help Syrian farmers and herders recover and boost their food security and nutrition ...read more
FAO warns of Desert Locust outbreaks in Yemen and the Horn of Africa
 - 25/07/2019 - Desert Locust summer breeding, amplified by heavy rains, can pose a serious threat to agricultural production areas of Yemen, Sudan, Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia and northern Somalia during the ...read more
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