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FAO’s bull distribution to boost rural youth employment in northeastern Nigeria thanks to EU funding
 - 11/06/2019 - In northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State, conflict-affected youth are being supported for employment and income generation through an agricultural support programme funded by the European Union Trust Fund (EUTF). As part ...read more

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EWEA mission in Colombia
 - 07/06/2019 - The mission focuses on analysing the impact of FAO’s early action to mitigate the effects of forced migration and drought in one of the most vulnerable regions of Colombia. Some information ...read more
FAO’s dry season programme is building household resilience in northeastern Nigeria
 - 06/06/2019 - FAO’s 2018/19 dry season programme aims to boost income generation, and enhance food security and nutrition among crisis-affected households across northeastern Nigeria. The Organization has distributed a total of 247 ...read more
Belgium supports FAO to protect the livelihoods of people in southern Madagascar in response to the 2019 El Niño drought conditions
 - 04/06/2019 - Southern Madagascar is characterized by a semi-arid climate, and is regularly affected by periods of drought, along with drying winds and wind erosion. Here, vulnerable households’ livelihoods are precarious and ...read more
Danish Ambassador and Norwegian Minister Counsellor visit drought-affected farmers in Herat
 - 04/06/2019 - On 29 May 2019, H.E. Nikolaj Hejberg, Danish Ambassador to Afghanistan, and Mr. Johnny Almestad, Norwegian Minister Counsellor to Afghanistan joined Rajendra Aryal, FAO Country Representative for the ceremonial handover ...read more
Donors pledge USD 1.2 billion for reconstruction in Mozambique after cyclones
 - 03/06/2019 - The President of Mozambique, H.E. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, announced that donors had pledged a total of USD 1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed across the country by ...read more
How FAO is helping communities build resilience and fight malnutrition in South Sudan
 - 03/06/2019 - Adut Akuei used to go every evening to the hospital to visit little Akol Akot, her three-year old granddaughter, who was seriously malnourished. Adut and her daughter Angong could often ...read more
New in-country animal feed laboratories mean quicker processing at reduced costs
 - 28/05/2019 - An animal feed testing laboratory was recently built within the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock’s General Directorate of Animal Health and Livestock. With the support of the Food and ...read more
One million cisterns for the Sahel
 - 28/05/2019 - End of April, early morning departure from Dakar with colleagues from FAO and some journalists, to meet with some beneficiaries of the initiative called “1 million cisterns for the Sahel”. In ...read more
FAO and EU enhance smallholder farmers’ capabilities to transform the agriculture sector in the Syrian Arab Republic
 - 23/05/2019 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Union (EU) have announced a three-year project to improve agriculture in the Syrian Arab Republic through the ...read more
Early action helps women in farming communities vulnerable to drought
 - 22/05/2019 - As early as January 2019, farming communities in the municipalities of Pigkawayan in North Cotabato and Datu Saudi Ampatuan in Maguindanao, both located on the southern island of Mindanao in ...read more
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