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Saving the agriculture season in response to the food security emergency in CAR
 - 16/07/2014 - “We are thirsty for seeds! Bring them and we’ll plant them! FAO brought us maize and groundnut seeds at the beginning of June and you can see that they all ...read more

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Sunflower: a ray of hope for flood-affected farmers in Sindh
 - 20/06/2012 - In these small seeds lies enormous potential, especially for farmers whose fields remained flooded during Pakistan's most important planting season for wheat, and who needed a quick and profitable way to ...read more
FAO Sunflower Day Event in Pakistan
 - 20/06/2012 - Maryam Bibi is a sharecropper, residing in a small village outside the town of Badin in rural Sindh, Pakistan. Her family (ten siblings, her husband and their five children) had not ...read more
Beating swords into ploughshares
 - 12/06/2012 - It could be considered one of South Sudan’s most important tasks after the civil war - finding a job for those who fought for its freedom. That is the purpose ...read more
Seed Fair in Morobo
 - 05/06/2012 - FAO is stepping up its efforts to transform agriculture in South Sudan in 2012, boosting the number of seed fairs organized before the rainy season, expected to begin in April. There ...read more
Sowing seeds for future generations in Morobo
 - 03/05/2012 - Margerita Angaika has a small plot in Ombasi village in Morobo, a county on the southernmost tip of South Sudan. Her farm is around 4200 square meters, what the locals call ...read more
Expected returnees to strain resources in South Sudan
 - 13/04/2012 - FAO is calling urgently for funding to offer agricultural support to an expected flood of South Sudanese returning from the Sudan. Hundreds of thousands of people may be forced to return from ...read more
Vaccination campaign in Torit
 - 04/04/2012 - Nearly 5 million people in South Sudan will face significant pressure on their food security in 2012, and one million of them may not have enough to eat, according to ...read more
The sustainable reintegration of a female ex-combatant
 - 27/03/2012 - Julie Kambu Mayemba is 40 years old and lives not far from Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with her husband and five children. To meet the food ...read more
Colombia: Harvest after the floods
 - 27/02/2012 - On the road to the small town of Recula, in the department of Córdoba, a cow forages for food in fields that have become lakes. The animal’s protruding ribs are ...read more
Pakistan Floods 2011
 - 05/10/2011 - A year after the devastating monsoon floods of 2010, Pakistan has been hit once again with heavy rains and severe flooding. So far, over 5.2 million people have been affected, mostly in ...read more