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South Sudan takes steps to formulate a policy on charcoal production
 - 24/07/2015 - In South Sudan, the current demand for cooking fuels, and access to these resources, has huge implications for the environment and people’s well-being. The environmental risks associated with fuel wood ...read more

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Liberia: reviving agricultural activities of communities affected by the Ebola outbreak
 - 02/03/2015 - Oliver Kekeh is Director of the Agriculture Training Centre run by the Catholic Church in Sanniquellie, the capital of Nimba County in Liberia. He guided FAO team members during their ...read more
Floods wreak havoc in central and northern Mozambique
 - 26/02/2015 - “My house has been flooded. I couldn’t take anything out of the house. My pots, my clothes and blankets, everything disappeared with the water” says Admira Maurício, 29, a single ...read more
EU, FAO continue to help farmers affected by floods in Serbia
 - 24/02/2015 - Some 150 small farming households affected by last year’s devastating floods received practical help today from the European Union and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The assistance, aimed ...read more
Peste des Petits Ruminants control and fresh water aqua production projects signed to support the livestock and fisheries sector development
 - 23/02/2015 - Two joint projects just signed by the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rangelands (MoLFR) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will support two priorities central ...read more
Lesotho Emergency and Resilience Programme retained as Finalist of the Expo Milano 2015 Call for Best Sustainable Development Practices
 - 23/02/2015 - Lesotho Emergency and Resilience Programme (ERP), implemented by FAO and the Government of Lesotho since 2012, has been retained as Finalist in the “Expo Milano 2015 Call for Best Sustainable ...read more
FAO’s efforts successful in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Guinea
 - 20/02/2015 - Houndoni, a small village 6 km east of the administrative centre of Gueckedou where the Ebola outbreak was first declared, has been hit hard by the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) ...read more
Haiyan rehabilitation project for rice farmers closes with ceremony in Ormoc
 - 18/02/2015 - FAO, ILO and Save the Children recently marked the closure of the DFID-funded project supporting small-scale rice and corn farming communities that were severely affected by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte ...read more
FAO provides urgent assistance to drought-stricken Cape Verde
 - 18/02/2015 - FAO will provide food crop seeds, animal feed and drip irrigation equipment to help thousands of people in Cabo Verde whose food security and livelihoods are at risk following a ...read more
FAO South Sudan builds partners’ capacities through multiple trainings
 - 17/02/2015 - FAO South Sudan is strengthening partners in 2015 and trained hundreds of persons before the Emergency Livelihood Response Programme (ELRP) distribution campaign starts. In 2014, FAOSS developed a framework for ...read more
Ebola-ravaged rural communities in Guinea to benefit from new food security initiatives
 - 17/02/2015 - Tens of thousands of people in rural areas of Guinea worst-hit by the Ebola epidemic will receive training on how to prevent the spread of the disease and support in ...read more