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Farmers select their ‘seed of choice’ in FAO’s first-ever seed fair in northeastern Nigeria
 - 08/06/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held its first seed fair in northeastern Nigeria on 2 June 2018 in Tikau, a large ward in the Nangere ...read more

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FAO boosts skills through farmer field schools as farmers return to their fields in northeastern Nigeria
 - 30/05/2018 - As the security situation improves in northeastern Nigeria, more farmers and livestock owners return to their villages. To address their critical need for local agricultural extension services, the Food and ...read more
Japan commits US$25.5 million to support the most vulnerable children and communities in Syria through the UN’s "Education for All" joint programme
 - 27/05/2018 - The government of Japan announced the second phase of funding for the UN’s ‘Education for All’ joint programme in Syria, bringing the total support to the programme to US$25.5 million. ...read more
FAO regional training aims to improve access to new tool for assessment of laboratories and AMR surveillance systems
 - 17/05/2018 - Life saving medicines fail when bacteria become resistant to them, so countries are racing to battle these ‘bad bugs’ through improved surveillance systems to protect animals, people and livelihoods. Without ...read more
Emergency preparedness for H7N9 introduction to Viet Nam
 - 11/05/2018 - The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Viet Nam organized a mission from 16 to 25 April 2018 to enhance Viet Nam’s ...read more
Belgium supports FAO in livelihood recovery response in Philippine’s conflict-affected Mindanao
 - 06/05/2018 - Displaced farming families are gradually returning to their homes after the five-month-long armed clashes in the Philippine’s Islamic city of Marawi. The fighting between government forces and the Maute group ...read more
Ethiopia evaluates its animal health surveillance system
 - 04/05/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with the Government of Ethiopia through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resources (MoALR), has conducted an animal ...read more
Stopping Avian Influenza in Togo
 - 02/05/2018 - Imagine an outbreak of a disease that wipes out your livestock and livelihood in a matter of days, and there is no laboratory in the country that can quickly detect ...read more
Restoring the livelihoods and food supply of farming and fishing families in the Philippines
 - 30/04/2018 - In 2017, rural families in the Philippines struggled to regain their livelihoods after a succession of strong typhoons, drought and conflict decimated crops, farm animals and productive assets. Missing the ...read more
Enhancing sustainable solutions to refugees’ and host communities’ energy needs in Bangladesh
 - 28/04/2018 - The rapid massive influx of new arrivals to Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar from Myanmar after violence erupted on 25 August 2017 increased competition over scarce resources. The lack of access to ...read more
Early actions to support vulnerable herders in the Niger’s Zinder and Tahoua regions
 - 26/04/2018 - Millions of people rely on the Sahel’s drylands, whose livelihoods depend on livestock production. However, comparably lower investments were recently made towards people in these areas that, in addition to ...read more
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