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Northeastern Nigeria fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/large_Nigeria_Animal_Health.jpg Safeguarding livestock production in Borno State
 - 27/10/2020 - In a bid to safeguard livestock production among vulnerable pastoralists in northeast Nigeria, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has supported the establishment of Community-based Animal ...read more

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Ethiopia fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Ethiopia_desrt_locust.jpg A new generation of desert locusts; flooding and COVID-19 threaten food security
 - 27/10/2020 - Mohammed Ali, 30, a pastoralist, is visibly tired, but relentlessly searching for pasture for his cattle under scorching sunshine. He leads over 400 head of cattle from Ewa to Asayta ...read more
Yemen fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_PO_YEM_20170417_004.jpg Malnutrition surges among young children as conditions worsen
 - 27/10/2020 - Acute malnutrition rates among children under five are the highest ever recorded in parts of Yemen, with more than half a million cases in southern districts, according to the latest ...read more
African countries convene at UN FAO conference to plan way out of hunger crisis
 - 26/10/2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic, rising levels of hunger and malnutrition, and growing swarms of locusts are the backdrop for the 31st Session of the Regional Conference for Africa, starting today, convened ...read more
Turkey fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_1_Turkey_Inauguration_Syria .jpg FAO supports Syrians and local farmers through Farmer Field Schools
 - 22/10/2020 - An inauguration ceremony was held to launch a Farmer Field Schools (FFSs) initiative to support Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTPs), refugees and Turkish citizens improve their knowledge and skills on ...read more
Bangladesh fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_FAO_Saikat Majumder_Refugee Volunteers (2).jpg FAO and Rohingya refugees restore forests in and around once barren camps
 - 22/10/2020 - The degradation of land within and near the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, was a crisis within a crisis, but FAO has been at the forefront of planting millions of ...read more
Food and nutrition security in times of drought is key to achieving peace in the Horn of Africa
 - 21/10/2020 - Over the past five decades, the Horn of Africa has seen a continuous stream of both natural and man-made shocks. Combined with poor governance of land and other natural resources, ...read more
The invasive prosopis tree: turning a livelihood menace into a source of income in Somaliland
 - 20/10/2020 - Prosopis julifora is a tree dreaded across the Horn of Africa. Prosopis has the ability to outcompete other trees and vegetation, deplete water sources and take over large areas, which ...read more
UN agencies warn that acute food insecurity and nutrition crisis are surging in the Central Sahel
 - 20/10/2020 - Three UN agencies are calling for greater stabilization efforts and assistance to the most vulnerable in Burkina Faso, Mali and the Niger by bridging the gap between humanitarian and development ...read more
Somalia fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_IMG_9987.jpg 2.1 million people expected to face acute hunger
 - 15/10/2020 - Despite some improvement in the overall food security and nutrition situation in Somalia, 2.1 million Somalis could face acute hunger in the absence of humanitarian assistance between now and December 2020, ...read more
Afghanistan fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_1. Live animal market Ganj Rabat Ghulogh Injil dist. 29.07.2020 (2)_edited (002).JPG Protecting livestock herders and markets in times of COVID-19
 - 15/10/2020 - FAO has been working to support vulnerable farmers in Afghanistan and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in agricultural markets across the country. At Jalalabad’s livestock market, Gholam Rasool, a livestock vendor, recalled ...read more
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