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Conditions improve but over half the population of South Sudan still faces severe hunger
 - 11/09/2019 - In spite of a slight improvement in the food security situation since June 2019, more than half the population of South Sudan – some 6.35 million people – do not ...read more

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FAO and leading Islamic charity group to work together to build resilience of vulnerable populations
 - 05/04/2019 - FAO and the Kuwait-based International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) agreed to step up their cooperation to help vulnerable populations better cope with natural disasters and other shocks, which are among ...read more
EU supports integrated agricultural practices to boost the resilience of farmers in the Syrian Arab Republic
 - 04/04/2019 - Strengthening the resilience of crisis-affected people in the Syrian Arab Republic is a goal shared by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Union ...read more
Promoting fish farming in northeastern Nigeria with support from the European Union Trust Fund
 - 04/04/2019 - The armed insurgency in northeastern Nigeria has resulted in the disruption of fishing livelihoods, an important source of food and income, especially for households dependent on the Lake Chad, a ...read more
For Syrian refugees in Turkey agriculture is hope
 - 03/04/2019 - Thirty Syrian workers start new jobs today at the Dağcıoğlu Baharat red pepper production factory in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. They were hired by the factory’s owner, Mehmet Dağcı, at the conclusion ...read more
Global Report on Food Crises: acute hunger still affecting over 100 million people worldwide
 - 02/04/2019 - A report presented today jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) finds that around 113 million people ...read more
Immediate help for Mozambique
 - 29/03/2019 - The lives and livelihoods of farmers and fishers in the three Southern African countries hit by Tropical Cyclone Idai are under severe threat, with communities in Mozambique bearing a particularly ...read more
Communities affected by drought in Afghanistan are struggling with hunger
 - 27/03/2019 - Consecutive drought in the last three years – followed by a severe drought during the 2017/2018 wet season – hit almost two out of three provinces in Afghanistan, destabilizing the ...read more
FAO strengthens animal disease surveillance and reporting mechanism in Sierra Leone
 - 26/03/2019 - Mr. Salamu Saidu, previous District livestock officer (DLO) since 2005 stepped into the role of District Agriculture Officer (DAO) in 2018. Part of his responsibilities are  to monitor, collect data ...read more
European Union supports resilience-building efforts in Yemen
 - 25/03/2019 - The European Union (EU) has contributed new funding totalling $40.8 million to boost United Nations (UN) resilience-building work in Yemen. Interventions will target the most vulnerable community groups, including women, the ...read more
Strengthening good agricultural practices to boost production
 - 15/03/2019 - In the village of Kasheke, located near Lake Kivu in the province of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rachel Akonkwa goes to the community field of ...read more