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Building climate resilience in Southern Africa
 - 12/08/2020 - A newly launched FAO project is aimed at strengthening partnerships to bring conservation agriculture to farmers across Southern Africa Since Grace – a farmer and a mother from Zambia – left ...read more

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Uganda fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_RV New.JPG FAO donates specialized safety gear to protect animal health personnel
 - 20/07/2020 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Uganda has shown its support for veterinary health workers involved in the management of deadly livestock diseases by donating ...read more
New report identifies 27 countries heading for COVID-19-driven food crises
 - 17/07/2020 - FAO and WFP collaborate on a unique analysis of countries on the precipice of what could be the worst food crisis in generations New analysis out today by the UN's Food ...read more
Sowing the seeds of resilience
 - 17/07/2020 - FAO is working with partners in Southern Africa to boost the adoption of conservation agriculture  As part of the inaugural African city food month campaign, and in line with one of ...read more
Fiji fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Vitawa community distribution 4.jpg Belgium supports vulnerable households and farmers affected by Tropical Cyclone Harold
 - 17/07/2020 - By targeting affected vulnerable communities, the project aims to strengthen farmers’ capacity to become resilient to future shocks. Tropical Cyclone Harold caused widespread destruction in the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji and ...read more
 Rising uncertainties from COVID-19 cloud medium-term agricultural prospects
 - 16/07/2020 - According to the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2020-2029, the pandemic is expected to depress demand in the next few years and could further undermine food security The fight against the global COVID-19 ...read more
Renewed support from Canada to battle desert locusts in East Africa
 - 16/07/2020 - FAO thanks the Canadian government for consistent backing of efforts to contain the desert locust upsurge FAO thanks the government of Canada for their additional contribution to help tackle the infestations ...read more
Bangladesh fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_CARE_DK_(4)_Kurigram_web.jpg UN helps monsoon-affected river communities before peak flooding hits
 - 15/07/2020 - Release is the fastest funding allocation from the Central Emergency Response Fund in UN history In an innovative approach to dealing with the effects of severe flooding in Bangladesh, the United ...read more
FAO launches new COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme outlining seven key priority areas
 - 14/07/2020 - The UN Agency also calls for joint coordinated global response to support food and agriculture FAO unveiled today its new comprehensive COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme, aimed at preventing a global ...read more
Syrian Arab Republic fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium__47A4240.jpg FAO supports the global animal health campaign to eradicate peste des petits ruminants
 - 09/07/2020 - Animals are a source of both a food, and a source of livelihood in the Syrian Arab Republic. Animal health is critical for access to food, and to sustain vulnerable livestock ...read more
FAO welcomes additional €15 million from the European Union to fight Desert Locusts and their impacts on food security
 - 08/07/2020 - Sustained support critical as new swarms threaten East Africa, Yemen and southwestern Asia The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, QU Dongyu, today welcomed a €15 ...read more