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Sweden and FAO strengthen their partnership in Afghanistan to link humanitarian response to long-term development and resilience building
 - 24/06/2021 - Sweden’s International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and FAO are reinforcing their partnership through an innovative long-term development programme to build resilience at community and ecosystems level, boost local rural economies ...read more

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FAO supports the Government of Bangladesh to vaccinate cattle against lumpy skin disease in target areas
 - 08/06/2021 - When Shukla Parial heard that cattle in her village were dying from a new disease, she feared the worst. Soon after, one of her two cows became ill. Shukla became ...read more
Central African Republic: anticipating the immediate consequences of conflict on agricultural livelihoods and food security
 - 08/06/2021 - According to the latest IPC analysis, about half of the population in the Central African Republic is facing high levels of acute food insecurity, where already more than 70 percent ...read more
Democratic Republic of the Congo: anticipating the immediate consequences of conflict on agricultural livelihoods and food security
 - 08/06/2021 - The security context in the Democratic Republic of the Congo remains of concern, causing repeated population displacements. In 2020, the country experienced the worst food crisis globally with 21.8 million ...read more
Burkina Faso: anticipating the immediate consequences of conflict on agricultural livelihoods and food security
 - 08/06/2021 - In the Liptako Gourma cross-border areas of Burkina Faso, Mali and the Niger, the number of people facing high levels of acute food insecurity (CH Phase 3+) increased from about ...read more
FAO in Bangladesh and Japan provide agricultural machinery to vulnerable people in Haor wetland communities
 - 04/06/2021 - FAO and the Government of Japan have provided emergency assistance to highly vulnerable Haor wetland communities in Bangladesh affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The support will contribute ...read more
La FAO soutient 2 700 ménages vulnérables dans la région du Centre-Nord du Burkina Faso dans le cadre de la campagne agropastorale 2021/22 grâce à la France
 - 03/06/2021 - Le Gouvernement de la République française vient d’accorder un financement d’un montant de 750 000 EUR (environ 500 millions de XOF) à la FAO, à travers son service de coopération ...read more
FAO and other humanitarian actors root for stronger collaboration and advocacy for anticipatory action in southern Africa
 - 02/06/2021 - Humanitarian actors from across the southern Africa region have called for strengthened collaborative and advocacy approaches toward scaling up anticipatory humanitarian action in light of climate change and disasters in ...read more
Animal health diagnostic laboratory operates again after destruction in Aleppo
 - 31/05/2021 - A fully restored animal health diagnostic laboratory in Aleppo city is set to play a major part in strengthening Syria’s animal production and disease control/prevention capacity; ultimately, it will help ...read more
FAO in Bangladesh and Japan provide homestead vegetable kits to vulnerable people in Haor wetland communities
 - 28/05/2021 - FAO and the Government of Japan have provided emergency assistance to highly vulnerable Haor wetland communities in Bangladesh affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The support will contribute to the wider ...read more
Promoting longer-term approaches in protracted crises: Perspectives from across the nexus
 - 25/05/2021 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Development Initiatives (DI), and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) hosted a roundtable to discuss ways to meet the longer-term needs ...read more