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Turkey fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/large_1_Turkey_Inauguration_Syria .jpg FAO supports Syrians and local farmers through Farmer Field Schools
 - 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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Syrian refugees acquire agricultural job skills and work opportunities in Turkey
 - 29/11/2017 - Twenty-six-year-old Sene has been living in a “container city” in southern Turkey since 2014, when she and her family arrived after fleeing Syria. While studying at university in Syria, Sene ...read more
FAO programme provides agricultural training and material to support Syrians
 - 14/11/2017 - Before the Syrian crisis started in 2011, agriculture was a major part of the country’s economy, employing nearly half the population. More often than not, it was also a family ...read more
Promoting food and nutrition education through school gardens in Syria
 - 29/08/2017 - As schools resume next week in Syria, thousands of school children are benefiting from a food and nutrition education programme that is using school gardens to teach students about the importance ...read more
UN Security Council recognises conflict as a major cause of famine
 - 17/08/2017 - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes the UN Security Council's recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine, and the call to enhance longer-term recovery and resilience of conflict-affected ...read more
Better rains give Syrians a glimpse of hope
 - 18/07/2017 - Food security in parts of Syria is slightly better than the same time last year due to an improved security situation and enhanced access to humanitarian assistance, but the overall ...read more
Animal health campaign in Syria improves food security of more than 230 000 people
 - 14/07/2017 - In strife-torn Syria, the food security and livelihoods situation of some 234 000 people has received a strong boost thanks to a recently completed animal health campaign led by the ...read more
Restoring and providing alternative livelihoods in Iraq
 - 20/06/2017 - Thousands of vulnerable Iraqis and Syrian refugees will profit from new agricultural livelihoods ventures thanks to a Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) project supporting families affected ...read more
Survey of Syria’s agriculture sector reveals impact of war
 - 03/04/2017 - Fighting in Syria has caused huge damage and losses to agricultural production, but the sector can and should be kick-started now, dramatically reducing the need for humanitarian aid and migration, ...read more
Food production in Syria at all-time low
 - 15/11/2016 - Food production in Syria has hit a record low as widespread insecurity and unfavourable weather conditions in parts of the country continued to hamper access to land, farming supplies and ...read more
Protracted conflicts causing alarming spikes in severe hunger
 - 29/07/2016 - Protracted conflicts affecting 17 countries have driven millions of people into severe food insecurity and are hindering global efforts to eradicate malnutrition, two UN agencies have warned in a report ...read more
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