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Bangladesh fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/large_FAO rice seed distribution (10)_web.jpg FAO provides rice seed to thousands of farmers affected by COVID-19 and Cyclone Amphan
 - 03/07/2020 - FAO, in partnership with the Department of Agricultural Extension, has distributed rice seed to 24 000 farmers in Cox’s Bazar in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and last month’s ...read more

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Sierra Leone fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Senegal_web story.jpg Belgium supports anticipatory actions against the secondary impacts of COVID-19
 - 02/07/2020 - Implementing anticipatory actions to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on food supply chains and safeguard the livelihoods and food security of vulnerable farming families. In Sierra Leone, the COVID-19 pandemic coincided in a ...read more
Myanmar fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_04a26666-932e-4edc-9625-f7be5dbb3920 (1).JPG Improving farming productivity in Rakhine State
 - 01/07/2020 - Rakhine State, along the western coast of Myanmar, is home to approximately 3.3 million people, many of whom depend on agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture to make a living. However, since ...read more
Somalia fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_IMG_4890_web.jpg FAO support helps lift Madino and her family out of hunger and back into production
 - 30/06/2020 - FAO delivers agricultural inputs and cash transfers to vulnerable farmers in rural Somalia thanks to funding from the European Union’s humanitarian aid programme. The prolonged dry spell in early 2019 ended ...read more
Protecting livestock and pastoral livelihoods in Somalia during COVID-19 amid floods and insecurity
 - 19/06/2020 - FAO campaign vaccinates 14.5 million goats and treats another 3.5 million animals to safeguard the country’s main economic activity In late January, while FAO was launching its annual livestock vaccination and ...read more
FAO Syria releases Seed Security Assessment findings
 - 19/06/2020 - Damascus - 16 June 2020: Seed availability of major crops has been a serious challenge for Syrian smallholder farmers in the past 10 years due to the damage to the ...read more
FAO Turkey advances work on the Syrian refugee response project during the COVID-19 pandemic
 - 10/06/2020 - Despite the difficulties created by the COVID-19 pandemic, FAO Turkey is working closely with its counterparts in the Government of Turkey to implement a Syrian refugee response project and a ...read more
Reviving agricultural production in Haiti in the context of multiple crises
 - 09/06/2020 - In collaboration with Haiti’s Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development, FAO carried out the first of a series of agricultural input distributions to support vulnerable farming families to prepare ...read more
Kenya intensifies desert locust control measures in Turkana County
 - 05/06/2020 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has intensified its desert locust control measures in Turkana County, through the issuance of six surveillance vehicles, three pickups mounted ...read more
Modern practices and an expanded market: the success of Mborisa beekeepers in South Sudan
 - 05/06/2020 - “My father used to harvest wild honey from anthills and trees; he was an expert in traditional beehives and as young as 15, I had already acquired these vital traditional ...read more
Six Indonesian Disease Investigation Centres help accelerate COVID-19 testing
 - 30/05/2020 - As the COVID-19 epidemic rages on in Indonesia, the Government of Indonesia has increased the number of laboratories allowed to test for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the cause of coronavirus disease. ...read more
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