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Netherlands donates $28 million to build more resilient food systems in protracted crises
 - 24/09/2019 - The Kingdom of the Netherlands has contributed $28 million to back FAO's work to boost the resilience of food systems in Somalia, Sudan, and South Sudan - part of a ...read more

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Conditions improve but over half the population of South Sudan still faces severe hunger
 - 11/09/2019 - In spite of a slight improvement in the food security situation since June 2019, more than half the population of South Sudan – some 6.35 million people – do not ...read more
Rains improve harvests in Syria but families still struggle to survive
 - 05/09/2019 - Favourable rains in Syria's agricultural areas, coupled with improved overall security, have boosted harvests compared to last year, but higher food prices are putting more strain on many Syrians, a ...read more
Syrian women food producers learn new skills from Italian farmers
 - 27/08/2019 - Slow Food and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are organizing a study tour this week in northwest Italy for a group of Syrian small-scale women ...read more
Kuwait supports efforts to reduce hunger in Syria
 - 05/08/2019 - Kuwait and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have strengthened their partnership to help Syrian farmers and herders recover and boost their food security and nutrition ...read more
FAO warns of Desert Locust outbreaks in Yemen and the Horn of Africa
 - 25/07/2019 - Desert Locust summer breeding, amplified by heavy rains, can pose a serious threat to agricultural production areas of Yemen, Sudan, Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia and northern Somalia during the ...read more
EU supports the recovery of agriculture-based livelihoods in northern Iraq
 - 17/06/2019 - Farming families in northern Iraq's Nineveh Governorate will benefit from a European Union contribution of €15 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recover agricultural ...read more
Record number of people facing critical lack of food in South Sudan
 - 14/06/2019 - The number of people facing a critical lack of food in South Sudan is the highest ever, three United Nations agencies warned today. According to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification ...read more
FAO warns of drought in Somalia and impending severe hunger for over 2 million people
 - 15/05/2019 - A disastrous drought in Somalia could leave some 2.2 million people - nearly 18 percent of the population - faced with severe hunger during the July-September period, FAO warned today. ...read more
10 million people in North Korea face imminent food shortages after worst harvest in ten years
 - 03/05/2019 - A United Nations food security assessment in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (also known as North Korea) has found that following the worst harvest in 10 years, due to ...read more
Boosting pastoralists’ resilience is key to achieving peace in the Sahel
 - 25/04/2019 - The Sahel remains affected by conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition, population displacement, natural disasters and epidemics and unless we address these crises from their roots, millions of people will continue requiring ...read more
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