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UN releases USD10 million in rapid support for Desert Locust campaign in East Africa
 - 24/01/2020 - The United Nations’ (UN) Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has released USD 10 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support a rapid scale-up ...read more

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Desert Locusts spread to new areas in Ethiopia
 - 20/01/2020 - Despite control efforts, Desert Locusts are spreading to new areas of Ethiopia in vast numbers. According to Government data provided   on 07 January 2020,  Desert Locusts  has have infested more ...read more
FAO and OCHA support 9 400 vulnerable farmers in northeast Syria to improve wheat production
 - 15/01/2020 - Farming communities in northeast Syria were hit hard due to cumulative impact of eight years of crisis and changing climate. Ongoing military operations have displaced thousands of people daily. But, ...read more
Solar powered water pumps help Yemeni farmers restore their agricultural livelihoods
 - 13/01/2020 - “I am a farmer, and agriculture is my life. One of my biggest challenges was access to water. I grow carrots, potatoes, radish, watercress, onion, parsley, and garden mint. These ...read more
Tackling food insecurity in northeastern Nigeria
 - 02/01/2020 - In light of recent food security analyses that indicate a growing number of people at risk of food insecurity in northeastern Nigeria, FAO is supporting vulnerable smallholders in the region ...read more
FAO launches third edition of Food Security Analysis Training Workshop in Yemen
 - 20/12/2019 - A training workshop organized by FAO in collaboration with the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) National Technical Working Group (NTWG) aims to provide trainees with skills and information on ...read more
Somalia gears up for a long fight against Desert Locust
 - 18/12/2019 - Somalia faces the worst Desert Locust outbreak in over 25 years, according to an emergency update issued today by the country office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...read more
FAO launches large-scale resilience assessment across 11 refugee-hosting districts in Uganda
 - 18/12/2019 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) together with the Government of Uganda through the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has launched the follow-up to a ...read more
FAO helps to strengthen the resilience of internally displaced persons and their host communities thanks to funding received from the Kingdom of Belgium (in FRENCH)
 - 16/12/2019 - La FAO, en collaboration avec ses partenaires et le Gouvernement du Burkina Faso, a officiellement lancé, à Kaya dans la région du Centre-Nord, le projet intitulé «Réponse d’urgence à la ...read more
FAO deploys post-emergency recovery experts to devastating floods in Somalia
 - 16/12/2019 - Supporting those affected so they can resume farming, repairing broken canals and reinforcing early warning information for vulnerable communities are the three axes of FAO’s response to the floods in ...read more
The Desert Locust ravages the Horn of Africa
 - 13/12/2019 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warns that unless early and sustained measures are taken to control the Desert Locust invasion in Ethiopia and Somalia, the ...read more
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