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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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Iraq: Serious food security concerns due to conflict
 - 26/06/2014 - Iraq is facing serious food security concerns following the recent escalation of conflict in a large swath of the country, FAO warned today. Over 1 million people so far have ...read more
FAO emergency director tours the agency’s new offices in Mogadishu
 - 26/06/2014 - Dominique Burgeon, FAO’s Director, Emergency and Rehabilitation Division has today toured the agency’s new home in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. FAO’s Head of Office a.i. in Somalia, Rudi van Aaken, ...read more
In Bangui, conflict-hit farmers access bank loans
 - 24/06/2014 - When Jérôme Saragba was shot in the throat by marauding armed men at the end of 2013, it could have been the end of a long life devoted to farming ...read more
Agro-pastoralist course inspires graduates to spread knowledge and improve food security in South Sudan
 - 23/06/2014 - After eight weeks of intensive learning in the field and the classroom, nineteen South Sudanese graduated from FAO South Sudan’s Agro-Pastoral Master Training Course on 7 June 2014 in Lira, ...read more
FAO with the support of UK-DFID to develop first-of-its-kind hybrid boat for Typhoon Haiyan-affected fisherfolk
 - 16/06/2014 - Small-scale fishers whose livelihoods were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan will soon have access to a new hybrid boat developed jointly by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and ...read more
Farming in an unlikely place creates new livelihoods in Gaza
 - 12/06/2014 - The Bedouin community of Umm an-Naser – one of the poorest and most food insecure areas of the Gaza Strip – has been cut off from grazing lands. Unable to ...read more
Regional workshop on Integrating Nutrition and Food Security Programming - Sahel
 - 10/06/2014 - The Regional training workshop on “Integrating Nutrition and Food Security programming for emergency response and resilience building” aims to build capacities of humanitarian actors on how to better integrate nutrition ...read more
Field visit to Bahr el Ghazal witnesses continued impact of FAO programmes in region
 - 07/06/2014 - On the 26th May 2014, Dr. Sue Lautze, Head of FAO in South Sudan and the UN’s Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, visited the Greater Bahr el Ghazal region in South Sudan. ...read more
FAO scaling up operations in South Sudan
 - 05/06/2014 - FAO is scaling up its emergency response operations in South Sudan despite problems of access and insecurity in parts of the country. The Organization has extended its emergency response for an additional three ...read more
Fishing kit distributions in South Sudan boost food security for Bol Deng and his family
 - 03/06/2014 - In Warrap State, South Sudan, fishing is a family activity for Bol Deng and his three children. Bol learned how to fish from his grandfather and today he boasts that ...read more