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Awok’s story: A South Sudanese refugee in Sudan
 - 21/10/2019 - Awok Kuel Ngong, a 41-year-old refugee, lives with her husband and three children on a farm in Sudan’s Ailiet locality. She was a victim of armed conflict. “We are originally ...read more

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FAO’s fresh food distributions boost market access for dry season farmers in northeastern Nigeria
 - 06/05/2019 - Fatima Mohammed fled from Rann more than three months ago when insurgents attacked her village of Kalabargi. Bussed by the military to Maiduguri, they settled in Gubio Camp, just on ...read more
FAO boosts capacity of veterinarians in West and Central Africa
 - 05/05/2019 - FAO, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), Texas A&M University, scaled up the skills of veterinarians from ...read more
10 million people in North Korea face imminent food shortages after worst harvest in ten years
 - 03/05/2019 - A United Nations food security assessment in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (also known as North Korea) has found that following the worst harvest in 10 years, due to ...read more
The Russian Federation supports FAO’s resilience-building efforts in Aleppo Governorate
 - 03/05/2019 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched a two-year project, thanks to a USD 3 million contribution from the Russian people, to protect agricultural livelihoods disrupted ...read more
800 new microbusiness started through FAO’s savings and loan association initiative in northeastern Nigeria
 - 02/05/2019 - Yashua Abubakar Dikkwa’s poultry business collapsed in 2017, leaving the 43-year-old mother of six anxious about being able to pay her children’s school fees. “I didn’t have the business knowledge, ...read more
FAO boosts Uganda’s human capacity for zoonotic disease detection and response through the training of One Health surveillance officers
 - 27/04/2019 - Forty district “One Health” surveillance officers from 40 districts in Eastern Uganda have become the latest reinforcement to Uganda’s national animal disease surveillance of zoonotic diseases, which are increasingly becoming ...read more
Boosting pastoralists’ resilience is key to achieving peace in the Sahel
 - 25/04/2019 - The Sahel remains affected by conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition, population displacement, natural disasters and epidemics and unless we address these crises from their roots, millions of people will continue requiring ...read more
Erratic weather patterns in the Central American Dry Corridor leave 1.4 million people in urgent need of food assistance
 - 25/04/2019 - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that prolonged droughts and heavy rain have destroyed more than half of the maize ...read more
FAO seed kits cushion harvest losses in Mozambique
 - 23/04/2019 - Tomás is a smallholder farmer from Lamego, in Mozambique’s Sofala province. At 43, he, his wife and their eight children just lost all the crops they would have harvested last ...read more
Belgium supports FAO in protecting the productive assets of displaced Nigerian herders in Cameroon
 - 19/04/2019 - Following attacks in the village of Rann in northeastern Nigeria in January 2019, which hosted more than 35 000 IDPs, 80 000 Nigerians fled to the Logone and Chari region in Cameroon’s ...read more