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Humanitarian assistance continues to prevent a massive human catastrophe in Yemen but it is not enough
 - 08/12/2018 - As many as 20 million Yemenis are food insecure in the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Already, 15.9 million people wake up hungry, according to the latest Integrated food security Phase Classification (IPC) ...read more

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Farmers urgently need seed and animal feed support in Afghanistan as they grapple with drought
 - 27/11/2018 - A new drought response will help 1.4 million of the most vulnerable drought-affected people in Afghanistan during the coming winter season and into April next year, the Food and Agriculture Organization ...read more
FAO supports the recovery of earthquake- and tsunami-affected farmers and fishers in Indonesia
 - 05/11/2018 - The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched a recovery programme to help more than 70 000 Indonesian farmers and fishers grow food and fish again following a series of disasters ...read more
New training for veterinarians in 14 African countries to help combat infectious diseases
 - 30/10/2018 - Some 180 veterinarians drawn from 14 African countries will benefit from a training programme, In-Service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology (ISAVET), launched today by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the ...read more
Erratic weather and prolonged conflict take toll on the Syrian Arab Republic’s agricultural output
 - 09/10/2018 - Extreme weather conditions during Syria's seventh year of conflict has caused domestic cereal production to decline sharply, two UN agencies announced today. Wheat production this year fell to a 29-year ...read more
The EU contributes €70 million to strengthen global partnership against hunger
 - 26/09/2018 - The European Commission and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have strengthened their partnership to boost the resilience of millions of people struggling with severe and often prolonged or ...read more
Conflicts and climatic shocks aggravate current food insecurity in many countries
 - 20/09/2018 - Persistent conflicts and climate-related shocks are currently driving high levels of severe food insecurity, particularly in Southern African and Near East countries, which continue to require humanitarian assistance, according to ...read more
FAO and UN agencies begin second phase of environmental project for refugees and host communities in Cox
 - 18/09/2018 - Families living in the world's largest refugee camp this week received the first 2 500 stoves and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders that are part of a United Nations project ...read more
Global hunger continues to rise
 - 11/09/2018 - New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to The State ...read more
Countries reaffirm political will to globally eradicate peste des petits ruminants
 - 10/09/2018 - Over 45 countries today renewed their commitment to globally eradicate by 2030, peste des petits ruminants (PPR), a highly contagious and devastating disease responsible for the death of millions of ...read more
Risk of African swine fever spreading from China to other Asian countries
 - 28/08/2018 - The rapid onset of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China, and its detection in areas more than one thousand kilometres apart within the country, could mean the deadly pig virus ...read more
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