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FAO welcomes China's new $50 million donation to support South-South Cooperation
 - 22/09/2020 - FAO welcomed an announcement today by Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, that his country will support the UN agency's South-South Cooperation (SSC) efforts with an additional ...read more

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Syrian Arab Republic fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_FIYA.jpg FAO and Kuwait partner to support vulnerable households
 - 21/09/2020 - “The long years of crisis left us poor, we couldn’t afford to buy bread for the family,” said Fiya Hassan, 66, who is a grandmother of eight children from Ibtaa ...read more
The Republic of Korea contributes to FAO’s effort in preparing countries of West Africa and the Sahel for potential desert locust invasion from East Africa
 - 16/09/2020 - A USD 1 million  contribution from the Republic of Korea will support efforts undertaken by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on a “no regret” basis ...read more
COVID-19 impacts driving up acute hunger in countries already in food crisis
 - 15/09/2020 - The Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAFC) today held a high-level event to present a review of the most recent global data available on how the knock-on effects of the ...read more
Syrian Arab Republic fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium__33S6877.JPG FAO promotes efficient methods to enhance cattle production
 - 15/09/2020 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), under its Smallholder Support Programme (SSP), will support vulnerable small-scale livestock keepers with an integrated intervention to help improve their ...read more
The Philippines fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_medium_8880b3e1dbd6e7225da90caf2b83ab31 (1).jpg Anticipating crises to support farming communities
 - 04/09/2020 - Michelle Sandigan Mohammad knows a thing or two about drought. On the island of Mindanao in the Philippines where she tends to her farm, drought has been a frequent foe. ...read more
Afghanistan fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_20200224_094929.jpg FAO and Belgium assist food-insecure farming households impacted by the shock of COVID-19
 - 03/09/2020 - Afghanistan is suffering from one of the most severe food crises worldwide. According to the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises, Afghanistan is ranked as the third worst crisis country ...read more
Somalia fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_IMG_9030.jpg FAO launches radio training programmes to adapt to COVID-19 restraints
 - 02/09/2020 - UN Agency to air more than 30 episodes on good agricultural practices, livestock, nutrition and fishery In light of the current threat to public health posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and ...read more
Turkey fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_1_Bursa (002).jpeg FAO supports Syrian refugees and Turkish host communities in starting agribusinesses
 - 28/08/2020 - Another round of vocational and entrepreneurship training is about to start in Bursa province to support selected Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTPs) and Turkish citizens in launching micro-scale agri-food businesses. ...read more
 Sierra Leone fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_AAR_Sierra Leone.jpg FAO’s review reveals evidence of previously unconfirmed endemic diseases
 - 27/08/2020 - FAO conducts an after-action review of Sierra Leone's Integrated Animal Disease Surveillance and Reporting system The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) conducted an after-action review of the ...read more
Lebanon fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Lebanon .jpg FAO supports Lebanon’s Ministry of Agriculture to control lumpy skin disease
 - 26/08/2020 - The livestock sector in Lebanon is currently facing many challenges related to the economic crisis the country is experiencing. The capacity of the Ministry of Agriculture to fight infectious animal diseases has ...read more
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