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UN food agencies team up to secure livelihoods in northeastern Nigeria
 - 12/07/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a joint effort to support conflict-affected people in northeastern Nigeria to increase ...read more

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Kuwaiti funding boosts emergency agricultural support for severely food-insecure Yemenis
 - 12/07/2018 - The Government of Kuwait has contributed $5 million to FAO's work to deliver emergency agricultural interventions and improve food security and nutrition in Yemen which is facing the world's largest food security ...read more
FAO organizes its third Africa ECTAD regional meeting in Egypt
 - 11/07/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) Programme held its 3rd Africa-wide regional meeting in Cairo, Egypt from 2 to ...read more
FAO and USAID join hands with Government to fight rabies in Moshi
 - 04/07/2018 - Tanzania loses an estimated 1 500 people to rabies every year, a zoonotic disease that is caused by a bite from infected dogs primarily, but also cats or some wild ...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
FAO will assist over 1 million people to grow up to eight months’ worth of food during northeastern Nigeria’s 2018 rainy season
 - 28/06/2018 - Long-awaited seasonal rains are making their way across northeastern Nigeria where millions of farmers eagerly anticipate the chance to break ground. After a prolonged period of Boko Haram-related conflict, markets ...read more
Nuru becomes African farmers’ newest ally against Fall Armyworm
 - 25/06/2018 - The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization and Pennsylvania State University joined forces to develop and launch an innovative, talking app - Nuru - to help African farmers recognize Fall ...read more
FAO helps Kenyan farmers rescue harvest from Fall Armyworm
 - 22/06/2018 - ‘With a good harvest, we have enough maize for ourselves, and then some to sell. But right now we have to buy the maize to feed the family,' says Agnes ...read more
FAO and UNHCR launch new tool to save forests in displacement-affected areas
 - 21/06/2018 - The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Refugee Agency (UNHCR) launched a new handbook to help restore forests in displacement-affected areas, where heavy reliance on woodfuel puts forests ...read more
Working together to promote peace
 - 19/06/2018 - A few months ago, it would have been impossible to imagine a woman from the Twa community visiting predominantly Bantu villages to talk about peace. According to a long-held belief ...read more
Fundamental shift in drought management needed in Near East and North Africa region
 - 15/06/2018 - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near East and North Africa region. The ...read more
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