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The Sudan fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/large_Sudan_Belgium.jpg FAO and Belgium assist food-insecure farming households impacted by the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and floods
 - 23/11/2020 - The Sudan is suffering one of the world’s largest protracted humanitarian crises. About 9.3 million people in the Sudan were already in need of humanitarian assistance prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and ...read more

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Complementing social protection benefits in Lesotho
 - 09/04/2018 - In 2015–2016, southern Africa experienced the worst drought in 35 years, caused by El Niño, resulting in poor local crop production and high levels of food insecurity. While the 2016 ...read more
Mitigating conflict around natural resources in Abyei (South Sudan/the Sudan)
 - 05/04/2018 - Between 2015 and 2017, FAO worked with tribal communities in the Abyei Administrative Area to reduce the risk of resource-based conflicts and strengthen resilience through dialogue and negotiation. The area ...read more
Belgium supports FAO in early action for pastoralists to keep their livestock alive through localized dry spells in the Sudan
 - 03/04/2018 - The Sudan is one of the driest countries in Africa, where 70 percent of the rural population relies on subsistence agriculture for their livelihoods, and rainfall can determine whether or ...read more
Supporting livestock health and improving dairy production in Haiti
 - 03/04/2018 - In Haiti, access to veterinary services is vital, as livestock production is a main source of income. However, these services are generally expensive or simply unavailable in rural areas. In ...read more
Improving nutrition among Syrian children through education
 - 29/03/2018 - Thousands of Syrian school children participated in food and nutrition education that used gardens to teach them about the importance of eating fruit and vegetables as part of a healthy ...read more
FAO assists at-risk farmers during the dry season in northeastern Nigeria
 - 28/03/2018 - Aisa ya Maida, who lost her husband during an attack on her home in Magumeri, a Local Government Authority (LGA) in Borno State, fled to Mashumari village in Konduga (a ...read more
South Sudanese trapped or displaced by fighting received livelihoods support
 - 27/03/2018 - FAO’s emergency livelihood response programme in South Sudan assisted more than 4 million people in 2017. In an effort to reach those communities trapped by or seeking refuge from the ...read more
Belgium supports FAO in providing Early Warning Early Action assistance to vulnerable farmers in southern Madagascar
 - 24/03/2018 - Over the past years, the population of southern Madagascar has experienced a dramatic reduction in crop production. This was mainly the result of three consecutive years of crop failure due ...read more
Food crises continue to strike and acute hunger intensifies
 - 22/03/2018 - A new report out today sounds the alarm regarding surging levels of acute hunger. Some 124 million people in 51 countries were affected by acute food insecurity during 2017 — 11 ...read more
FAO and the Government of Uganda launch a new surveillance evaluation tool to support government in prevention and control zoonotic diseases
 - 21/03/2018 - As part of its continued support to the government of Uganda, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with the government of Uganda through the ...read more