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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

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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
Erratic weather patterns in the Central American Dry Corridor leave 1.4 million people in urgent need of food assistance
 - 25/04/2019 - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that prolonged droughts and heavy rain have destroyed more than half of the maize ...read more
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
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
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