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Traditional methods for fighting locusts in Madagascar (in FRENCH)
 - 24/10/2014 - Le 9 octobre 2014, dans la plaine de la Betsiboka, Madagascar. De l’hélicoptère, un vol de criquets est repéré par l’équipe de prospection. L’hélicoptère se pose, le moteur est coupé ...read more

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Syria crisis, neighbouring countries - Top three priorities
 - 08/06/2013 - FAO seeks USD 30.1 million, within the framework of the Regional Response Plan 5, to address critical needs in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey resulting from the crisis in Syria. Prevent ...read more
Syria - Top five priorities
 - 07/06/2013 - To provide urgent support to Syria, FAO seeks USD 41.7 million within the Revised 2013 Syria Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan (SHARP). Top five priorities for Syria: Support to 2013 wheat planting – ...read more
Italy donates €6 million to FAO for agricultural development, emergencies
 - 06/06/2013 - Italy has announced it will contribute an additional €6 million to support FAO's strategic priorities including €1 million towards the Organization's emergency programme. The announcement came at the end of ...read more
Building capacity in West Bank and Gaza Strip for emergency livestock interventions
 - 05/06/2013 - FAO Office for West Bank and Gaza Strip and the Animal Production and Health Division joined efforts for the organization of two 3-day Training courses on Livestock Emergency Guidelines and ...read more
FAO joins partnership in fight against cassava disease in Africa
 - 04/06/2013 - FAO has joined the call for urgent action to prevent the spread of Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) and Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD) in Africa. The two diseases, both transmitted ...read more
Purchase from Africans for Africa - First knowledge sharing workshop held in Dakar
 - 03/06/2013 - Around 50 representatives from participating countries and partners, including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), gathered in Dakar, Senegal in ...read more
Belgium donates €9.2 million to fight poverty, aid governance
 - 30/05/2013 - Belgium has announced its full support of the renewed FAO Strategic Framework through direct funding to the FAO budget. Belgium will donate €9.2 million over the three-year period 2013-2015 towards ...read more
Sharing knowledge and flavour in Cocalito
 - 29/05/2013 - Eight hours from Quibdó you find Cocalito, a small village located in the Alto Baudó by the Ancozó River shore, that is inhabited by an Embera’s indigenous community. Life is ...read more
Disaster Preparedness in Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica
 - 27/05/2013 - In recent years, floods, landslides, droughts and hurricanes have crippled agricultural production in the Caribbean, where agriculture is the main livelihood activity for a significant number of people. To strengthen ...read more
FAO expands support for national food security information systems for decision makers
 - 24/05/2013 - They say information is power; in South Sudan, information is life. Today, FAO launched a $9 million project on information for decision making for food and nutrition security. This initiative will ...read more