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Myanmar floods six months on: agricultural livelihoods still buried in the mud
 - 05/02/2016 - During the winter months, the farmland around Pauk Khoan village is normally full of brightly coloured vegetable crops – sunflower, peanut, red bean, mustard broadleaf and maize. But this year ...read more

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FAO and the Government of South Sudan triples capacity of livestock cold chain
 - 08/12/2015 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the national Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Industry (MLFI), has more than tripled the number of refrigerators ...read more
Northeast Nigeria: making a difference where it is needed most
 - 02/12/2015 - In Northeast Nigeria, insecurity has forced millions of people to leave their homes and in the process lose their livelihoods, predominantly based on agriculture. A large number of them have found ...read more
Beyond coconut farming: building alternative livelihoods for Filipino farmers affected by Typhoon Haiyan
 - 01/12/2015 - The road to recovery has not been easy for fifty-two-year-old Marcelina Calvez and her husband who have been farming in Palompon, Leyte for more than 30 years. They have seven ...read more
Cattle disease puts Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s veterinary experts on alert
 - 27/11/2015 - An economically devastating cattle disease has made alarming advances into the Caucasus and nearby countries. To provide the latest information on diagnosis, prevention and control of Lumpy Skin Disease, FAO ...read more
Ebola recovery: FAO and partners join harvest launch celebration
 - 26/11/2015 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Liberia, the Ministry of Agriculture and the local implementing partner – Green Revolution Promoters (Green Pro), generated much happiness ...read more
Education: key route towards sustainable food security and Climate Change adaptation
 - 23/11/2015 - In the prevailing context of climate change and declining food security in Lesotho, the need to raise children, parents and communities’ awareness on Climate Smart Agriculture technocologies including Conservation Agriculture ...read more
Over USD 300 000 to control peste des petits ruminants in Liberia
 - 20/11/2015 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is providing USD 318 000 to control the peste des petits ruminants (PPR) outbreak in Liberia. This disease is well ...read more
FAO South Sudan trains 120 new Market Information Specialists nationwide
 - 19/11/2015 - In order to strengthen the current Market Information System (MIS) in South Sudan, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is building the capacity of national institutions ...read more
A journey to Chibok
 - 17/11/2015 - Repeated attacks on civilians from Boko Haram have led to massive displacements and negatively impacted livelihoods in North Eastern Nigeria. Displaced people rely on the limited resources of their host ...read more
Harvest will be better
 - 16/11/2015 - A clearly ecstatic Mrs Kou N. Kulah, Chairlady of the Bunadin Women’s Organization, took to the podium, and speaking on behalf of her farmer group said: “All the support you ...read more