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The Sudan fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/large_Sudan_Belgium.jpg FAO and Belgium assist food-insecure farming households impacted by the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and floods
 - 23/11/2020 - The Sudan is suffering one of the world’s largest protracted humanitarian crises. About 9.3 million people in the Sudan were already in need of humanitarian assistance prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and ...read more

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Northeastern Nigeria fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Nigeria_Animal_Health.jpg Safeguarding livestock production in Borno State
 - 27/10/2020 - In a bid to safeguard livestock production among vulnerable pastoralists in northeast Nigeria, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has supported the establishment of Community-based Animal ...read more
Ethiopia fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Ethiopia_desrt_locust.jpg A new generation of desert locusts; flooding and COVID-19 threaten food security
 - 27/10/2020 - Mohammed Ali, 30, a pastoralist, is visibly tired, but relentlessly searching for pasture for his cattle under scorching sunshine. He leads over 400 head of cattle from Ewa to Asayta ...read more
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
 - 27/10/2020 - Good disaster risk governance can help prevent and reduce existing disaster risks and build resilience of agriculture and food systems To commemorate the 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, FAO ...read more
Yemen fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_PO_YEM_20170417_004.jpg Malnutrition surges among young children as conditions worsen
 - 27/10/2020 - Acute malnutrition rates among children under five are the highest ever recorded in parts of Yemen, with more than half a million cases in southern districts, according to the latest ...read more
African countries convene at UN FAO conference to plan way out of hunger crisis
 - 26/10/2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic, rising levels of hunger and malnutrition, and growing swarms of locusts are the backdrop for the 31st Session of the Regional Conference for Africa, starting today, convened ...read more
Somalia fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_IMG_4447.jpg Mobile money transfers give Somali farmers a one-up on the climate
 - 22/10/2020 - 2019 in Somalia started with a dry spell that resulted in the southern area’s worst cereal harvest since 1995. For 21-year-old Madino, who lives with her three children, husband and grandmother in ...read more
Turkey fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_1_Turkey_Inauguration_Syria .jpg FAO supports Syrians and local farmers through Farmer Field Schools
 - 22/10/2020 - An inauguration ceremony was held to launch a Farmer Field Schools (FFSs) initiative to support Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTPs), refugees and Turkish citizens improve their knowledge and skills on ...read more
Bangladesh fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_FAO_Saikat Majumder_Refugee Volunteers (2).jpg FAO and Rohingya refugees restore forests in and around once barren camps
 - 22/10/2020 - The degradation of land within and near the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, was a crisis within a crisis, but FAO has been at the forefront of planting millions of ...read more
Food and nutrition security in times of drought is key to achieving peace in the Horn of Africa
 - 21/10/2020 - Over the past five decades, the Horn of Africa has seen a continuous stream of both natural and man-made shocks. Combined with poor governance of land and other natural resources, ...read more
The invasive prosopis tree: turning a livelihood menace into a source of income in Somaliland
 - 20/10/2020 - Prosopis julifora is a tree dreaded across the Horn of Africa. Prosopis has the ability to outcompete other trees and vegetation, deplete water sources and take over large areas, which ...read more