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Syrian Arab Republic fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/large__47A4240.jpg FAO supports the global animal health campaign to eradicate peste des petits ruminants
 - 09/07/2020 - Animals are a source of both a food, and a source of livelihood in the Syrian Arab Republic. Animal health is critical for access to food, and to sustain vulnerable livestock ...read more

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FAO welcomes additional €15 million from the European Union to fight Desert Locusts and their impacts on food security
 - 08/07/2020 - Sustained support critical as new swarms threaten East Africa, Yemen and southwestern Asia The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, QU Dongyu, today welcomed a €15 ...read more
Haiti fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Haiti FAO_web.jpg Belgium supports vulnerable households affected by COVID-19 [in French]
 - 07/07/2020 - Il est essentiel de fournir une action précoce pour préserver les moyens d’existence des ménages vulnérables touchés par la pandémie de la covid-19 en Haïti.  Dans un contexte marqué par des ...read more
Bangladesh fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_FAO rice seed distribution.jpg FAO provides rice seed to thousands of farmers affected by COVID-19 and Cyclone Amphan
 - 03/07/2020 - FAO, in partnership with the Department of Agricultural Extension, has distributed rice seed to 24 000 farmers in Cox’s Bazar in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and last month’s ...read more
Sierra Leone fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Senegal_web story.jpg Belgium supports anticipatory actions against the secondary impacts of COVID-19
 - 02/07/2020 - Implementing anticipatory actions to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on food supply chains and safeguard the livelihoods and food security of vulnerable farming families. In Sierra Leone, the COVID-19 pandemic coincided in a ...read more
Myanmar fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_04a26666-932e-4edc-9625-f7be5dbb3920 (1).JPG Improving farming productivity in Rakhine State
 - 01/07/2020 - Rakhine State, along the western coast of Myanmar, is home to approximately 3.3 million people, many of whom depend on agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture to make a living. However, since ...read more
Food and Nutrition Security Resilience Programme gears up implementation amid COVID-19
 - 30/06/2020 - Building food system resilience in Eastern Africa On the 17 June, the Food and Nutrition Security Resilience Programme: Building Food System Resilience in Protracted Crises (FNS-REPRO) convened its Global Programme Steering ...read more
Somalia fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_IMG_4890_web.jpg FAO support helps lift Madino and her family out of hunger and back into production
 - 30/06/2020 - FAO delivers agricultural inputs and cash transfers to vulnerable farmers in rural Somalia thanks to funding from the European Union’s humanitarian aid programme. The prolonged dry spell in early 2019 ended ...read more
Yemen fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_IMG_1561_web.jpg FAO supports smallholder’s resilience
 - 24/06/2020 - FAO supports smallholder’s resilience in Yemen through animal disease control, vaccination and mass treatment campaigns 1.8 million sheep and goats in 48 districts throughout six governorates of Yemen to be vaccinated ...read more
Protecting livestock and pastoral livelihoods in Somalia during COVID-19 amid floods and insecurity
 - 19/06/2020 - FAO campaign vaccinates 14.5 million goats and treats another 3.5 million animals to safeguard the country’s main economic activity In late January, while FAO was launching its annual livestock vaccination and ...read more
FAO Syria releases Seed Security Assessment findings
 - 19/06/2020 - Damascus - 16 June 2020: Seed availability of major crops has been a serious challenge for Syrian smallholder farmers in the past 10 years due to the damage to the ...read more
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