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Belgium supports FAO in controlling desert locust swarms in Yemen
 - 19/07/2019 - Yemen is facing a serious desert locust threat with widespread hopper band infestations that will cause swarms to form later this month. If conditions remain favourable, there could be a ...read more

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Belgium supports FAO in assisting female-headed families with children at risk of severe acute malnutrition in Chad
 - 18/07/2019 - The province of Batha in Chad is one of the most isolated and prone to the Sahel’s extreme climate variations from one year to another. Since there is only one ...read more
Green Climate Fund supports the Syrian Arab Republic to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change
 - 17/07/2019 - Climate change is widely recognized as a global threat to humans, a wide range of species and to the environment. Even before the current crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic, ...read more
With avian influenza looming FAO builds local capacities in northeastern Nigeria
 - 16/07/2019 - Poultry producers in Nigeria face extreme vulnerability to the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 and H5N8. HPAI, which caused massive poultry losses in 2006, resurfaced in January 2019 and ...read more
Visit to the Gumba Shirikat Cattle Camp
 - 11/07/2019 - Livestock is critically important within South Sudanese society. The sector is an important source of income and food, cattle ownership bestows social status and prestige, cattle are used for payment ...read more
Supporting farmers’ choice for improved food security and nutrition
 - 10/07/2019 - Aren Ngong Gak, a 33-year-old mother of eight, lives in the conflict-affected former Jonglei State of South Sudan. Aren and her family of eleven are entirely dependent on agriculture for ...read more
Acting early to mitigate drought in Sudan
 - 09/07/2019 - In August 2017, worrying signs began to emerge from Sudan's Kassala State that communities there were facing trouble: a dry spell had extended far beyond the norm and large numbers ...read more
Somalia approves new Livestock Sector Development Strategy
 - 08/07/2019 - The Federal Government of Somalia has adopted a new Livestock Sector Development Strategy, the outcome of a multi-stakeholder process led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ...read more
Time to harvest the honey
 - 08/07/2019 - The improvement of the security situation in Daraa Governorate has allowed thousands of displaced families to return to their home. However, it has not been an easy return for the ...read more
EWEA mission in Colombia - Day 3
 - 05/07/2019 - Third day, Montelara, municipality of Maicao (La Guajira, Colombia) Today we leave even earlier from Riohacha, it is 6.30 and like every morning, we meet at our hotel. The hotel is ...read more
FAO and DFID collaboration to recover the seed multiplication system in the Syrian Arab Republic
 - 03/07/2019 - Wheat is a strategic crop for the Syrian Arab Republic.  Prior to the current crisis, the country used to produce more than 4 million tonnes of wheat a year, making ...read more
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