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Making money from honey
 - 12/08/2019 - Hassan waves from the small green tuk-tuk that has brought him from home to his beloved and ever-growing apiary. Having gone from two traditional hives in 2013 to 150 today, ...read more

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Reducing disaster risks in agriculture is a win-win for small-scale farmers
 - 13/05/2019 - Poor farmers can obtain significant economic gains and other benefits by implementing modified farming practices aimed at boosting their ability to cope with disasters and natural shocks, according to a ...read more
USD 10 million from the World Bank for FAO-led agricultural recovery effort in Mozambique
 - 10/05/2019 - The World Bank is backing a joint FAO-Government of Mozambique agricultural recovery plan that is working to restore livelihoods in the country’s central provinces in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai. ...read more
FAO’s knowledge share fair promotes good agricultural practices and nutrition-sensitive agriculture in northeastern Nigeria
 - 07/05/2019 - To enhance extension service delivery in the northeast while boosting the promotion of good agricultural practices and nutrition-sensitive agriculture, FAO convened a technical knowledge share fair in Maiduguri on 6-8 ...read more
FAO’s fresh food distributions boost market access for dry season farmers in northeastern Nigeria
 - 06/05/2019 - Fatima Mohammed fled from Rann more than three months ago when insurgents attacked her village of Kalabargi. Bussed by the military to Maiduguri, they settled in Gubio Camp, just on ...read more
FAO boosts capacity of veterinarians in West and Central Africa
 - 05/05/2019 - FAO, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), Texas A&M University, scaled up the skills of veterinarians from ...read more
10 million people in North Korea face imminent food shortages after worst harvest in ten years
 - 03/05/2019 - A United Nations food security assessment in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (also known as North Korea) has found that following the worst harvest in 10 years, due to ...read more
The Russian Federation supports FAO’s resilience-building efforts in Aleppo Governorate
 - 03/05/2019 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched a two-year project, thanks to a USD 3 million contribution from the Russian people, to protect agricultural livelihoods disrupted ...read more
800 new microbusiness started through FAO’s savings and loan association initiative in northeastern Nigeria
 - 02/05/2019 - Yashua Abubakar Dikkwa’s poultry business collapsed in 2017, leaving the 43-year-old mother of six anxious about being able to pay her children’s school fees. “I didn’t have the business knowledge, ...read more
FAO boosts Uganda’s human capacity for zoonotic disease detection and response through the training of One Health surveillance officers
 - 27/04/2019 - Forty district “One Health” surveillance officers from 40 districts in Eastern Uganda have become the latest reinforcement to Uganda’s national animal disease surveillance of zoonotic diseases, which are increasingly becoming ...read more
Boosting pastoralists’ resilience is key to achieving peace in the Sahel
 - 25/04/2019 - The Sahel remains affected by conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition, population displacement, natural disasters and epidemics and unless we address these crises from their roots, millions of people will continue requiring ...read more