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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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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
UN food agency chiefs pledge to redouble efforts to reduce poverty and hunger in the Sahel
 - 17/08/2018 - The heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today pledged to increase ...read more
FAO offers expertise to farmers at risk of Fall Armyworm in Asia
 - 14/08/2018 - Fall Armyworm could threaten the food security and livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers in Asia as the invasive crop-eating pest is highly likely to spread further from India, with ...read more
New FAO Framework to bolster focus on food security and food systems to help sustain peace
 - 07/08/2018 - Civil wars and conflicts have increased markedly in the past decade, leading to the recent reverse of a steady trend towards reducing hunger. They take their heaviest toll on rural communities engaged ...read more
FAO highlights underfunded crises where humanitarian support is urgently needed
 - 01/08/2018 - A new FAO report sounds the alarm on some of the world's most severely underfunded crises, which in the wake of new shocks require an urgent humanitarian response and emergency ...read more
Early action reduces impacts of 2017 drought in the Horn of Africa
 - 26/07/2018 - Intervening early in countries predicted to be hit by natural disasters can prevent threats from becoming humanitarian emergencies, or can mitigate their impacts, according to a new report released by ...read more
Kuwaiti funding boosts emergency agricultural support for severely food-insecure Yemenis
 - 12/07/2018 - The Government of Kuwait has contributed $5 million to FAO's work to deliver emergency agricultural interventions and improve food security and nutrition in Yemen which is facing the world's largest food security ...read more
European Union supports cash for work to improve access to water in Iraq
 - 02/07/2018 - Vulnerable farming families in post-conflict areas in Iraq's Ninewa plains, west of Mosul, will be able to better withstand shocks thanks to a European Union-funded UN Food and Agriculture Organization ...read more
Nuru becomes African farmers’ newest ally against Fall Armyworm
 - 25/06/2018 - The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization and Pennsylvania State University joined forces to develop and launch an innovative, talking app - Nuru - to help African farmers recognize Fall ...read more
FAO helps Kenyan farmers rescue harvest from Fall Armyworm
 - 22/06/2018 - ‘With a good harvest, we have enough maize for ourselves, and then some to sell. But right now we have to buy the maize to feed the family,' says Agnes ...read more