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 - 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

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FAO highlights underfunded crises where humanitarian support is urgently needed
 - 01/08/2018 - A new FAO report sounds the alarm on some of the world's most severely underfunded crises, which in the wake of new shocks require an urgent humanitarian response and emergency ...read more
European Union supports cash for work to improve access to water in Iraq
 - 02/07/2018 - Vulnerable farming families in post-conflict areas in Iraq's Ninewa plains, west of Mosul, will be able to better withstand shocks thanks to a European Union-funded UN Food and Agriculture Organization ...read more
Japan commits US$25.5 million to support the most vulnerable children and communities in Syria through the UN’s "Education for All" joint programme
 - 27/05/2018 - The government of Japan announced the second phase of funding for the UN’s ‘Education for All’ joint programme in Syria, bringing the total support to the programme to US$25.5 million. ...read more
Agriculture is a lifeline for millions of Syrians
 - 26/04/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has urged countries attending an international pledging conference for Syria to invest in agriculture as an engine of stabilization and ...read more
Improving nutrition among Syrian children through education
 - 29/03/2018 - Thousands of Syrian school children participated in food and nutrition education that used gardens to teach them about the importance of eating fruit and vegetables as part of a healthy ...read more
Food crises continue to strike and acute hunger intensifies
 - 22/03/2018 - A new report out today sounds the alarm regarding surging levels of acute hunger. Some 124 million people in 51 countries were affected by acute food insecurity during 2017 — 11 ...read more
Investing in job growth for conflict-affected Syrians
 - 26/02/2018 - Seven years of conflict has displaced 6.3 million Syrians within the country and forced another 5.4 million to seek refuge, mostly in neighbouring countries including Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and ...read more
Conflict causing spikes in food insecurity in the Near East and North Africa
 - 21/12/2017 - Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hamstringing efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by 2030, according to a ...read more
FAO supports Syrians to increase their crop production by restoring access to water
 - 12/12/2017 - Hassan Al-Hassan, a Syrian farmer in his 50s known to the locals as Abu Hasan, remembers how difficult it had been in the past few years in the village of ...read more
Conflicts and drought spur hunger despite strong global food supply
 - 07/12/2017 - Strong cereal harvests are keeping global food supplies buoyant, but localised drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop ...read more
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