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Severe food insecurity widespread in Yemen
 - 21/06/2016 - Vast swathes of Yemen - 19 out of 22 governorates - are facing severe food insecurity according to a new joint assessment by the UN and partners, which warns that the ...read more

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FAO warns of funding gap for Sahel and Horn of Africa emergency plans
 - 27/04/2012 - Director-General addresses Regional Conference for Africa - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today that funding gaps to assist herders, agro-pastoralists and farmers in the ongoing rainy season in ...read more
The Women of Kanem
 - 12/04/2012 - FAO support food security in an effort to combat malnutrition in Chad Kanem, a region in western Chad, has higher rates of chronic malnutrition than the rest of the country. Food insecurity, ...read more
European professional football sounds the alarm on the Sahel
 - 28/03/2012 - Match Day Against Hunger from 30 March to 2 April - The "Professional Football Against Hunger" campaign is coming to hundreds of European football stadiums with the message that action is ...read more
FAO appeals for urgent Horn of Africa funds
 - 23/03/2012 - Funding needed to build strength against crisis - FAO today urgently appealed for $50 million to cover the funding gap for priority agricultural and pastoral activities that must be carried ...read more
FAO Director-General vows new approach in ending hunger
 - 21/03/2012 - Highlights role South-South Cooperation can play in Asia and Pacific - Vowing to take a new approach to ending hunger, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has called for sustainable ...read more
Race on to help farmers and herders in drought-stricken Sahel
 - 09/03/2012 - FAO calls for an additional $69.8 million to head off food and nutrition crisis - Several countries in the Sahel region of western Africa need urgent support to prevent a ...read more
FAO to help conflict-scattered families in South Sudan
 - 17/02/2012 - Vaccines, fishing, planting supplies needed before rains - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is helping the people of the conflict-affected, South Sudanese state of Jonglei feed themselves and rebuild their lives ...read more
Rebuilding Afghanistan’s irrigation network
 - 14/02/2012 - FAO technical know-how helping to restore system after decades of disrepair - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is boosting its technical support for rehabilitation of Afghanistan's dilapidated traditional irrigation ...read more
High levels of food insecurity in South Sudan
 - 08/02/2012 - FAO-WFP report says poor harvests, price hikes, conflict, displacement worsen hunger - Millions of people in South Sudan will face hunger this year if urgent action is not taken, according ...read more
Somalia famine ends, but situation still dire
 - 03/02/2012 - FAO’s new Director-General prioritizes Horn of Africa - The United Nations declared an end to famine conditions in Somalia today, but warned that with recurrent droughts in the Horn of Africa hunger ...read more