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Unveiling the secret to productive wheat cultivation
 - 21/02/2021 - Afghan farmers attend an eye-opening technical training on wheat cultivation as part of FAO’s emergency wheat cultivation assistance package, comprising certified seed, fertilizer, technical training, and COVID-19 sensitization. “If the foundations ...read more

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Syria fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Water Training1.jpg FAO helps reactivate Syria’s water resources monitoring system through training
 - 19/11/2020 - FAO has designed a comprehensive training programme for the technical staff of the Water Resources Information Center - General Commission for Water Resources in Syria. The programme consists of 19 training ...read more
Somalia fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Bajuni_Fisher_Folks1.jpg FAO and FCDO provide marginalized fisherfolks with ice for the first time in Bajuni Islands
 - 18/11/2020 - Ismail Bana Ibrahim and his colleagues set into the deep sea around 6 pm and came back the following morning with 40 kg of iced fresh fish, ready for the ...read more
Viet Nam fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Floods_Viet Nam.jpg FAO and Belgium assist food-insecure smallholder farming households impacted by the shock of the recent floods
 - 18/11/2020 - Since 6 October 2020, the central region of Viet Nam has experienced prolonged heavy rains in association with three tropical storms that made landfall on 11 October, 14 October and ...read more
FbF Webinar IV - Anticipatory Action for livelihood protection and food security: Concepts and practices for a system-wide shift from reactive to preventive approaches to crises
 - 16/11/2020 - This webinar is organised with support from the European Union and the German Federal Foreign Office. Forecast-based Financing (FbF) webinar series: Anticipatory Action for livelihood protection and food security: Concepts and ...read more
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