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FAO starts distribution of much-needed seeds and tools in cyclone-ravaged Mozambique
 - 12/04/2019 - Farmers in areas left devastated by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique have started to receive much-needed agricultural inputs thanks to a joint effort by the Food and Agriculture Organization of ...read more

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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
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
Increasing number of people face severe food shortages in South Sudan
 - 22/02/2019 - Nearly 7 million people in South Sudan could face acute food insecurity at the height of this lean season (May-July), three United Nations agencies warned today, urging for scaled-up humanitarian ...read more
FAO sounds alarm on Desert Locust outbreak in northeast Africa and Saudi Arabia triggered by heavy rains
 - 15/02/2019 - Heavy rains and cyclones have triggered a recent surge in Desert Locust populations, causing an outbreak to develop in Sudan and Eritrea that is rapidly spreading along both sides of ...read more
In 2019 FAO aims to provide 32 million people with livelihoods support to keep them on their feet
 - 11/02/2019 - As global hunger numbers have continued to rise driven by the proliferation of conflicts and climate-related shocks, FAO is seeking $940 million to save the lives and livelihoods of some ...read more
FAO and EU join efforts to strengthen Yemen’s capacity to monitor drivers of food insecurity and hunger
 - 04/02/2019 - As the fragile peace in Yemen holds and with serious food insecurity concerns persisting, the European Union (EU) and FAO have announced new EU funding of  €5.9 million ($6.7 million) ...read more
FAO receives $8 million from Japan to boost food security and nutrition in conflict-ridden Yemen
 - 31/01/2019 - Japan has contributed over $8 million (JPY 891,000,000) to back FAO's work on enhancing food and nutrition security for the most vulnerable households in conflict-ridden Yemen, which is facing the ...read more
Conflict-driven hunger worsens
 - 28/01/2019 - The situation in the eight places in the world with the highest number of people in need of emergency food support shows that the link between conflict and hunger remains ...read more
The Russian Federation donates $3 million to boost food security and nutrition in Syria
 - 20/12/2018 - The Russian Federation has donated $3 million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers and herders in Syria with critical livelihood and nutrition support. This is the first FAO emergency project ...read more
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