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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

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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
FAO and UNHCR launch new tool to save forests in displacement-affected areas
 - 21/06/2018 - The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Refugee Agency (UNHCR) launched a new handbook to help restore forests in displacement-affected areas, where heavy reliance on woodfuel puts forests ...read more
Fundamental shift in drought management needed in Near East and North Africa region
 - 15/06/2018 - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near East and North Africa region. The ...read more
Two FAO projects benefit from Belgium’s innovation funding
 - 14/06/2018 - FAO is further developing a monitoring, early-warning and risk-mapping system to help farmers manage an invasive species in Africa, and roll out solar energy projects for farmers in Gaza, as ...read more