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Remote sensing technology assists experts in the Syrian Arab Republic assess the impact of FAO irrigation projects
 - 20/11/2019 - In March 2018, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representation in the Syrian Arab Republic announced its first wheat and barley production assessment using remote sensing, ...read more

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In 2019 FAO aims to provide 32 million people with livelihoods support to keep them on their feet
 - 11/02/2019 - As global hunger numbers have continued to rise driven by the proliferation of conflicts and climate-related shocks, FAO is seeking $940 million to save the lives and livelihoods of some ...read more
Strengthening resilience in Mali
 - 06/02/2019 - In Mali, many agropastoral households in the central regions – Mopti and Ségou – have suffered from the impact of socio-political crisis in northern Mali. This has triggered tensions among ...read more
FAO and EU join efforts to strengthen Yemen’s capacity to monitor drivers of food insecurity and hunger
 - 04/02/2019 - As the fragile peace in Yemen holds and with serious food insecurity concerns persisting, the European Union (EU) and FAO have announced new EU funding of  €5.9 million ($6.7 million) ...read more
FAO and Denmark work together to improve the food security and nutrition in Afghanistan
 - 03/02/2019 - The Kingdom of Denmark through the Royal Danish Embassy in Kabul and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have joined forces to provide emergency assistance to ...read more
FAO receives $8 million from Japan to boost food security and nutrition in conflict-ridden Yemen
 - 31/01/2019 - Japan has contributed over $8 million (JPY 891,000,000) to back FAO's work on enhancing food and nutrition security for the most vulnerable households in conflict-ridden Yemen, which is facing the ...read more
New hygiene certification system in poultry hatcheries in Vietnam
 - 31/01/2019 - Policy change requires the support from all levels of stakeholders, starting from the grass-root level to the decision-making authorities. With the financial aid from United States Agency for International Development ...read more
Conflict-driven hunger worsens
 - 28/01/2019 - The situation in the eight places in the world with the highest number of people in need of emergency food support shows that the link between conflict and hunger remains ...read more
FAO celebrates 40 years in Yemen
 - 24/01/2019 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates 40 years in Yemen during a workshop to look back at the main highlights of its 2018 programme, including ...read more
FAO and NORCAP work together on famine prevention in Somalia
 - 22/01/2019 - In 2016 and 2017, poor rains and an extended drought once again brought Somalia to the brink of famine, just five years after a similar crisis had claimed the lives ...read more
1 million water cisterns give hope to Sahelian  farmers
 - 17/01/2019 - Efficient and sustainable management of water resources is a priority to improve the resilience of vulnerable communities. The “1 million cisterns for the Sahel” initiative promotes simple and cost-effective rainwater ...read more