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FAO-UNHCR boost partnership on refugees and host communities’ resilience in Eastern Africa
 - 14/11/2019 - Discussions on the need for durable solutions in displacement settings, including economic and social integration of refugees among host communities, while ensuring sustainable energy and environment solutions, took centre stage ...read more

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Job fairs created more collaboration and employment opportunity for Syrian refugees in Turkey
 - 13/11/2019 - FAO Turkey organized job fairs in Izmir as part of two of its projects. The first project, entitled “Increase self-reliance and improve agricultural livelihoods of refugees through employment opportunities” is ...read more
Progress slow but steady in northeastern Nigeria
 - 12/11/2019 - The armed insurgency in northeastern Nigeria continues to have devastating impacts on the food security and nutrition status of people in the states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. Currently, an ...read more
Countries in West and Central Africa demonstrate commitment to defeating rabies by 2030
 - 11/11/2019 - Established in 2007, World Rabies Day raises awareness of the threat of rabies and brings together key stakeholders to enhance global prevention and control efforts. To coincide with this year’s ...read more
Desert Locust outbreak worsens in Ethiopia
 - 07/11/2019 - The Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) infestation in Ethiopia has deteriorated, despite ongoing ground and aerial control operations. Together with the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and the Desert Locust Control ...read more
UN food agencies urge more support for Southern Africa’s hungry people as climate shocks intensify
 - 31/10/2019 - A record 45 million people across the 16-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) will be severely food insecure in the next six months, United Nations food agencies have warned. The Food ...read more
Belgium supports FAO to improve the food security and strengthen the resilience of crisis-affected people in Burkina Faso (in FRENCH)
 - 22/10/2019 - L’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) et la Belgique, à travers le Fonds spécial pour les activités d’urgence et de relèvement (SFERA), joignent leurs efforts à ceux ...read more
Burkina Faso’s unprecedented humanitarian crisis calls for stronger international support
 - 21/10/2019 - Increased insecurity in Burkina Faso has resulted in a deepening and unprecedented humanitarian situation, forcing nearly half a million people from their homes. The number of internally displaced people has ...read more
Awok’s story: A South Sudanese refugee in Sudan
 - 21/10/2019 - Awok Kuel Ngong, a 41-year-old refugee, lives with her husband and three children on a farm in Sudan’s Ailiet locality. She was a victim of armed conflict. “We are originally ...read more
Shifting to more proactive drought response in Vietnam
 - 16/10/2019 - “That was an unusual drought that lasted for the longest time ever”, said Ms H’Vui who is one of the project beneficiaries, remembering the drought that occurred in 2015-2016. “We ...read more
Empowered Syrian women are paying it forward
 - 08/10/2019 - The crisis in Syria has left increasing numbers of women as the sole breadwinners and heads of their households. In rural areas, employment opportunities for women are limited. One way ...read more
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