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UN agencies warn that COVID-19 and worsening inequalities will fuel malnutrition for billions in Asia and the Pacific
 - 21/01/2021 - The economic impact of COVID-19 on the world's most populous region is threatening to further undermine efforts to improve diets and nutrition of nearly two billion people in Asia and ...read more

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Yemen fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_PO_YEM_20180217_0003.jpg FAO holds Food Security Analysis Training Workshop
 - 13/11/2020 - FAO Yemen, in cooperation with the Food Security Technical Secretariat and other partners, concluded a training workshop on the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC), an indispensable tool for developing ...read more
Namibia’s locust crisis: “they have no mercy at all”
 - 12/11/2020 - “This is the first time seeing such a scary situation ever since I was born here. Nothing else can compare to such a serious threat,” said farmer Fabian Sisamu. “It is ...read more
ISAVET in Africa: Cameroon forms the first cohort of national veterinary professionals in field epidemiology
 - 09/11/2020 - An evaluation by the Cameroon Animal Disease Epidemiology Surveillance Network (RESCAM), carried out in 2018, revealed a strong need for field veterinary epidemiology capacity to support animal health services at ...read more
Tree nurseries: empowering vulnerable farmers while nourishing South Sudan
 - 09/11/2020 - Dalia Wang, 39, lives in a village near Maban and is a mother of five who has looked after her children alone since her husband passed away. Only two years ago, ...read more
UN food agencies warn of rising levels of acute hunger with potential risk of famine in four hotspots
 - 06/11/2020 - The world has been put on a heightened famine alert with a new report by two United Nations agencies that contains a stark warning; four countries contain areas that could ...read more
Myanmar fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Myanmar_COVID19.jpg European Union instrumental in providing support to vulnerable women
 - 06/11/2020 - In August 2020, a new surge in locally transmitted cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported in Rakhine State and other regions of Myanmar. According to the Ministry ...read more
Egypt fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Risk Mapping training1.jpg Strengthening surveillance through risk mapping and spatial analysis of animal diseases
 - 04/11/2020 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through its Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) in collaboration with the General Organization of Veterinary Services (GOVS) recently ...read more
Iraq fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_IMG_0118 cut2.jpg FAO and Belgium expand partnership to enhance the resilience of internally displaced and returnee farming households impacted by COVID-19
 - 04/11/2020 - In Iraq, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak hit when the country was already facing a humanitarian crisis, further deepening vulnerabilities and disrupting ongoing efforts to deliver aid to the ...read more
Mali fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Mali_One_Health_Rabies (1).jpg Ensuring multisectoral coordination in the fight against rabies
 - 03/11/2020 - Livestock production accounts for 12 percent of Mali's gross domestic product and is a key contributor to the Malian economy. However, zoonotic transboundary diseases such as contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, peste des ...read more
Le Niger fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Niger_SFERA.JPG La Belgique et la FAO au soutien de 23 600 ménages nigériens fragilisés par la pandémie de la covid-19 (IN FRENCH)
 - 03/11/2020 - L’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) et la Belgique lancent un nouveau projet pour soutenir les ménages d’agropasteurs vulnérables touchés à la fois par les effets de la pandémie ...read more