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From subsistence to markets in Yobe State: FAO and partners brainstorming to enhance agricultural production
 - 20/09/2019 - For agriculture to become more sustainable and productive in Africa, governments at all levels must be at the centre of agricultural programmes. These were the words of FAO Representative in ...read more

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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
FAO distributes aid to farming and fishing households in Palu
 - 02/07/2019 - The Governor’s office in Central Sulawesi and the Provincial Department of Agriculture organized a special event today in Sigi District to recognize the support being provided by the Food and ...read more
From milk processers to milk entrepreneurs
 - 28/06/2019 - It is six in the morning in the port city of Al Hudaydah in Yemen. Jabrah Ali Omara is already awake tending to her three-year-old daughter. Soon after, she settles ...read more
EWEA mission in Colombia - Day 2
 - 27/06/2019 - Second day, Juan y Medio, municipality of Riohacha (La Guajira, Colombia) We left the hotel at 7 in the morning, the jetlag is still giving us all hard time... In my car ...read more
FAO targets 3 million people for emergency assistance as looming drought threatens lives in Ethiopia
 - 24/06/2019 - Following the below-average Belg rainfall in February to May 2019 and the impact of consecutive droughts in the previous years, as well as conflict-induced internal displacements, nearly 9 million people ...read more