Home > FAO in action > Stories

Stories

Support the resumption of agricultural production in the Kasai region through seed fairs
 - 11/12/2018 - Ngalula Kalombo, a widow and mother of three, returns from the Beya-Bwanga seed fair with a basket of maize and cowpea seeds. Soon, she will be able to cook porridges ...read more

Latest Stories

Humanitarian assistance continues to prevent a massive human catastrophe in Yemen but it is not enough
 - 08/12/2018 - As many as 20 million Yemenis are food insecure in the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Already, 15.9 million people wake up hungry, according to the latest Integrated food security Phase Classification (IPC) ...read more
FAO in the 2019 humanitarian country appeals
 - 05/12/2018 - The number of people facing severe hunger in the world continues to rise, reaching 124 million people across 51 countries. Conflict and extreme climate events remain the main drivers behind ...read more
Belgium contributes to improved nutrition of women and children in Kenya
 - 28/11/2018 - Despite harsh climatic conditions, Africa’s drylands support millions of people and contribute significantly to Kenya’s national economy, primarily through livestock products. However, these same areas are currently also bearing some ...read more
The resilience of beneficiaries in Senegal has improved thanks to animal feed distribution
 - 27/11/2018 - In the Louga region of in northern Senegal, pastoralists value FAO’s intervention that has provided 14 400 vulnerable pastoral households with a total of 1 540 tonnes of animal feed ...read more
Farmers urgently need seed and animal feed support in Afghanistan as they grapple with drought
 - 27/11/2018 - A new drought response will help 1.4 million of the most vulnerable drought-affected people in Afghanistan during the coming winter season and into April next year, the Food and Agriculture Organization ...read more
EMC-AH new way of working endorsed
 - 27/11/2018 - The Emergency Management Centre for Animal Health (EMC-AH) Twelfth Steering Committee endorsed the Centre’s new way of working – supporting the implementation of its Strategic Action Plan 2018–2022. The Steering Committee ...read more
FAO promotes solar and fuel efficient technologies among internally displaced people in northeastern Nigeria
 - 26/11/2018 - FAO and the Borno State Ministry of Environment are offering more sustainable cooking and lighting solutions to resource-poor households in the Ngala local government area (LGA). On 22 November 2018, ...read more
First FAO ISAVET training programme held in Uganda
 - 26/11/2018 - The first cohort of trainees for the FAO In-Service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology (ISAVET) Programme recently completed Part I of the training course to enhance capacity of African countries, including Uganda, ...read more
FAO in Southern Africa prepares for the looming 2018/19 El Niño occurrence
 - 21/11/2018 - As predictions for El Niño reach 83 percent, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has begun preparing for its potential impact on the upcoming planting season across ...read more
Combatting drought in Kenya through Agro-Pastoralist Field Schools
 - 21/11/2018 - Climate change can cause long-lasting, more frequent dry spells – a particular problem for pastoralists in the Horn of Africa as this leads to livestock losses, increased food insecurity and ...read more
« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 104