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Norway donates $10 million to FAO South Sudan
 - 15/09/2014 - Norway has donated approximately $10 million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers, fishers and herders in South Sudan with critical livelihood support. Norway’s gift will allow FAO to distribute emergency livelihood kits – including crop seeds, ...read more

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Despite constraints, FAO helping Gaza farmers
 - 21/02/2008 - Projects target herders, fishers, horticulture - Despite restrictions which make it hard to import essential inputs, FAO is helping restore agricultural production and improve farmers’ livelihoods in the Gaza Strip ...read more
Heavy rains continue in southern Africa
 - 21/02/2008 - FAO assistance addresses immediate and long-term needs - Heavy rains are expected to continue in the Zambezi River basin through the end of March 2008, posing an imminent risk to ...read more
New avian influenza flare-ups
 - 24/01/2008 - Virus remains a global threat and disease control strongly improved - Recent avian influenza outbreaks in 15 countries demonstrate that the H5N1 virus remains a global threat and requires close ...read more
Project puts youth in vanguard of post-tsunami redevelopment
 - 22/01/2008 - Building a sustainable future for coastal communities from the bottom up - Youth from tsunami-affected fishing villages of four districts of the west coast in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD) Province ...read more
FAO calls for urgent steps to protect the poor from soaring food prices
 - 17/12/2007 - FAO is urging governments and the international community to implement immediate measures in support of poor countries hit hard by dramatic food price increases. Currently 37 countries worldwide are facing food ...read more
Ensuring the next harvest
 - 11/12/2007 - FAO agricultural fairs help thousands of poor farm families in southern Africa – FAO has distributed over 1 000 tonnes of seeds, as well as fertilizer and tools, to more ...read more
Farm schools for vulnerable rural youth on the rise in Africa
 - 28/11/2007 - New manual published by FAO and the World Food Programme - Farm schools for vulnerable children affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic are playing an increasingly important role in sub-Saharan Africa, ...read more
Bangladesh: agricultural sector devastated in cyclone-hit areas
 - 23/11/2007 - The agriculture, livestock and fisheries sectors in southern Bangladesh have suffered enormous losses and large-scale assistance is urgently needed to address the damage caused by Cyclone Sidr, FAO said today. The ...read more
FAO rural markets offer hope to farmers in drought-stricken Lesotho
 - 19/10/2007 - Julius Ncheche has seen many things in his 68 years, but he can’t remember such a terrible drought as the one which blighted Lesotho’s most recent harvest. The drought was ...read more
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