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FAO increases household incomes through the rehabilitation and construction of small-scale multipurpose infrastructures in Myanmar
 - 22/06/2021 - Thanks to a generous contribution from the European Union, the FAO ProAct project is rehabilitating five irrigation infrastructures in four townships in central and northern Rakhine State through cash-for-work (CFW) activities. ...read more

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Solar irrigation system powers vegetable productivity in Cox’s Bazar
 - 22/06/2021 - Mohammad Islam is growing more vegetables after FAO installed a solar-powered irrigation system. The father-of-three resides Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. He finds great satisfaction in growing nutritious food, and ...read more
Protecting livelihood assets through anticipatory actions in flood-prone communities in northwestern Bangladesh
 - 21/06/2021 - Floods are an annual occurrence in Bangladesh, and the risk weighs heavily on families when the monsoon season begins. In July 2020, FAO and partners in Bangladesh used state-of-the-art data ...read more
FAO provides emergency assistance to safeguard food security and livelihoods of vulnerable farmers and herders in the Gaza Strip
 - 21/06/2021 - The people in the Gaza Strip suffer from a poor humanitarian situation due to multiple challenges, including conflict, which escalated from 10 to 21 May 2021. As a result of ...read more
Strengthening countries’ capabilities to manage animal health emergencies
 - 18/06/2021 - Animal health emergencies remain among the most challenging situations a country can confront and they impact the food security and livelihoods of nearly half of the 900 million people living ...read more
Anticipating the immediate consequences of conflict on agricultural livelihoods and food insecurity
 - 08/06/2021 - The 2021 Global Report on Food Crises showed that the number of people facing hunger is on the rise. Conflict remains the main driver of acute food insecurity, combined with ...read more
FAO supports the Government of Bangladesh to vaccinate cattle against lumpy skin disease in target areas
 - 08/06/2021 - When Shukla Parial heard that cattle in her village were dying from a new disease, she feared the worst. Soon after, one of her two cows became ill. Shukla became ...read more
Central African Republic: anticipating the immediate consequences of conflict on agricultural livelihoods and food security
 - 08/06/2021 - According to the latest IPC analysis, about half of the population in the Central African Republic is facing high levels of acute food insecurity, where already more than 70 percent ...read more
Democratic Republic of the Congo: anticipating the immediate consequences of conflict on agricultural livelihoods and food security
 - 08/06/2021 - The security context in the Democratic Republic of the Congo remains of concern, causing repeated population displacements. In 2020, the country experienced the worst food crisis globally with 21.8 million ...read more
Burkina Faso: anticipating the immediate consequences of conflict on agricultural livelihoods and food security
 - 08/06/2021 - In the Liptako Gourma cross-border areas of Burkina Faso, Mali and the Niger, the number of people facing high levels of acute food insecurity (CH Phase 3+) increased from about ...read more
FAO in Bangladesh and Japan provide agricultural machinery to vulnerable people in Haor wetland communities
 - 04/06/2021 - FAO and the Government of Japan have provided emergency assistance to highly vulnerable Haor wetland communities in Bangladesh affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The support will contribute ...read more
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