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FAO’s vaccination campaigns in Borno save smallholders’ herds and income
 - 19/04/2019 - Seven of Abu Abbajiddi’s 16 cattle have died in the last thirteen months. For the 51 year old father of eight from Gongulong community of Jere, Borno state, each of ...read more

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Belgium supports FAO to strengthen the resilience of drought-affected farmers and herders in Afghanistan
 - 26/10/2018 - Low precipitation during the winter 2017–18 primary planting season caused severe drought throughout Afghanistan that continued during the spring and summer months. The shortage of rainfall has resulted in dry ...read more
Ninety schoolchildren in the Syrian Arab Republic colourfully share their ideas to achieve Zero Hunger
 - 24/10/2018 - To eliminate hunger in the world by 2030, agricultural and environmental practices must change to ensure that everyone has access to enough nutritious food. The Food and Agriculture Organization of ...read more
World Food Day in Iraq: Working together to achieve zero hunger by 2030
 - 16/10/2018 - To celebrate World Food Day, the Ministry of Agriculture in Iraq, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) joined together under ...read more
Erratic weather and prolonged conflict take toll on the Syrian Arab Republic’s agricultural output
 - 09/10/2018 - Extreme weather conditions during Syria's seventh year of conflict has caused domestic cereal production to decline sharply, two UN agencies announced today. Wheat production this year fell to a 29-year ...read more
Technologies and innovations boost national capacity for data collection of cereal production in the Syrian Arab Republic
 - 03/10/2018 - The Syrian Arab Republic featured a first-ever assessment of wheat and barley yields, the nation’s two most important principal cereal crops, using advanced information and communication technologies. The adoption of ...read more
FAO provides relief and rehabilitation to farmers affected by Kenya floods
 - 01/10/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has begun distributing seeds, animal vaccinations and farming tools to victims of the March–May rains in Kenya that resulted in ...read more
Conflict pushes South Sudanese into hunger: more than 6 million people face desperate food shortages
 - 28/09/2018 - Relentless conflict and insecurity throughout the annual lean season pushed 6.1 million people – nearly 60 percent of the population – into extreme hunger in South Sudan, though the situation ...read more
Government of South Sudan develop long-term plan to fight Fall Armyworm
 - 27/09/2018 - South Sudan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a five-year plan for sustainable management and ...read more
The EU contributes €70 million to strengthen global partnership against hunger
 - 26/09/2018 - The European Commission and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have strengthened their partnership to boost the resilience of millions of people struggling with severe and often prolonged or ...read more
Conflicts and climatic shocks aggravate current food insecurity in many countries
 - 20/09/2018 - Persistent conflicts and climate-related shocks are currently driving high levels of severe food insecurity, particularly in Southern African and Near East countries, which continue to require humanitarian assistance, according to ...read more