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COVID-19 fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/large_COVIDfeatured-story.jpg 2020 humanitarian response
 - 17/08/2020 - FAO’s component of the Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19 The world is standing on the precipice of the greatest food crisis in generations. Worldwide, people and their communities are reeling ...read more

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Regional Cassava Initiative closing workshop
 - 13/08/2013 - Upholding cassava's potential in Africa: 10 - 12 September 2013  During the course of the last decade, cassava production in East and Central Africa has been hampered by Cassava Mosaic Disease ...read more
Livestock epidemic causing havoc in Democratic Republic of the Congo
 - 17/07/2012 - FAO acts to stop spread of disease that has killed 75 000 goats and threatens neighbouring countries - FAO is mobilizing emergency support for the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...read more
The sustainable reintegration of a female ex-combatant
 - 27/03/2012 - Julie Kambu Mayemba is 40 years old and lives not far from Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with her husband and five children. To meet the food ...read more
Cassava
 - 13/11/2008 - After years of massive crop losses caused by a devastating virus, farmers are harvesting healthy cassava - one of Africa's principal foodstuffs - throughout the Great Lakes region, FAO announced ...read more
Miriam Makeba visits rape survivors in DR Congo
 - 13/03/2008 - FAO Goodwill Ambassador says support for women crucial to nation’s improvement amid fragile peace - Singer and activist Miriam Makeba says women survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of ...read more
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