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EU and FAO partner to help flood-affected Serbian farms rebuild
 - 25/07/2014 - The European Union (EU) will partner with FAO to help small-scale farmers in Serbia recover from the devastating floods of the past spring. An EU grant of EUR 8 million, ...read more

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Climate change talks should include farmers
 - 02/04/2009 - FAO has urged policy makers to include agriculture in negotiations for a new climate change treaty to replace the 1997 Kyoto protocol. "Agricultural land is able to store and sequester carbon. ...read more
Brazil, Chile and Caricom countries back FAO
 - 23/03/2009 - The Heads of Government of CARICOM countries as well as President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil and President Michelle Bachelet of Chile are putting their support behind a ...read more
European leagues and football stars against hunger
 - 19/03/2009 - 963 million human beings are currently suffering from hunger worldwide. This dramatic trend must be reversed. The Association of European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) and its 29 members and associate ...read more
New hope in Liberia pest outbreak?
 - 04/02/2009 - Findings made during a field verification and evaluation visit by an international team of scientists led by experts from FAO and the Government of Liberia suggest that the potential threats ...read more
Agriculture in Gaza severely damaged
 - 30/01/2009 - Almost all of Gaza's 13 000 families who depend on farming, herding and fishing have suffered damage to their assets during the recent conflict and many farms have been completely ...read more
Caterpillar plague wreaks havoc in Liberia
 - 22/01/2009 - Huge hordes of ravenous caterpillars have appeared in northern Liberia destroying crops and vegetation, sending terrified villagers fleeing from their homes, and raising the spectre of a food, health and environmental ...read more
Professional Football Against Hunger in Cairo
 - 13/01/2009 - A high-level delegation of European football officials and former star players representing the Professional Football Against Hunger awareness and fundraising campaign will visit FAO TeleFood projects in Cairo, Egypt on ...read more
First detection of Ebola-Reston virus in pigs
 - 23/12/2008 - Following the detection of the Ebola-Reston virus in pigs in the Philippines, FAO, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that the ...read more
Improving agricultural production in earthquake-hit Sichuan province
 - 22/12/2008 - Farmers, experts and development partners agree that training and capacity building are urgently needed to support efforts for improved rural production and raising livelihoods of families affected by the May ...read more
Number of hungry people rises to 963 million
 - 09/12/2008 - Another 40 million people have been pushed into hunger this year primarily due to higher food prices, according to preliminary estimates published by FAO today. This brings the overall number ...read more