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Additional support from the Netherlands for desert locust ravaged communities
 - 27/11/2020 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) thanks the Netherlands for their additional contribution of EUR 3.5 million to help mitigate impacts on food security and livelihoods ...read more

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Turkey fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_1_Turkey_Inauguration_Syria .jpg FAO supports Syrians and local farmers through Farmer Field Schools
 - 22/10/2020 - An inauguration ceremony was held to launch a Farmer Field Schools (FFSs) initiative to support Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTPs), refugees and Turkish citizens improve their knowledge and skills on ...read more
Bangladesh fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_FAO_Saikat Majumder_Refugee Volunteers (2).jpg FAO and Rohingya refugees restore forests in and around once barren camps
 - 22/10/2020 - The degradation of land within and near the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, was a crisis within a crisis, but FAO has been at the forefront of planting millions of ...read more
Food and nutrition security in times of drought is key to achieving peace in the Horn of Africa
 - 21/10/2020 - Over the past five decades, the Horn of Africa has seen a continuous stream of both natural and man-made shocks. Combined with poor governance of land and other natural resources, ...read more
The invasive prosopis tree: turning a livelihood menace into a source of income in Somaliland
 - 20/10/2020 - Prosopis julifora is a tree dreaded across the Horn of Africa. Prosopis has the ability to outcompete other trees and vegetation, deplete water sources and take over large areas, which ...read more
UN agencies warn that acute food insecurity and nutrition crisis are surging in the Central Sahel
 - 20/10/2020 - Three UN agencies are calling for greater stabilization efforts and assistance to the most vulnerable in Burkina Faso, Mali and the Niger by bridging the gap between humanitarian and development ...read more
Somalia fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_IMG_9987.jpg 2.1 million people expected to face acute hunger
 - 15/10/2020 - Despite some improvement in the overall food security and nutrition situation in Somalia, 2.1 million Somalis could face acute hunger in the absence of humanitarian assistance between now and December 2020, ...read more
Afghanistan fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_1. Live animal market Ganj Rabat Ghulogh Injil dist. 29.07.2020 (2)_edited (002).JPG Protecting livestock herders and markets in times of COVID-19
 - 15/10/2020 - FAO has been working to support vulnerable farmers in Afghanistan and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in agricultural markets across the country. At Jalalabad’s livestock market, Gholam Rasool, a livestock vendor, recalled ...read more
Egyptfileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_JRA workshop_Grop photo2 (002).jpg Strengthening Joint Risk Assessment Capacity at the Human-Animal- Environment Interface
 - 08/10/2020 - The Tripartite collaboration among the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Health Organization (WHO), and World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is taking root as evidenced ...read more
Niger fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_DSC00740.JPG  Belgium and FAO support more than 18 000 Nigerien households affected by floods (In French)
 - 07/10/2020 - L’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) et la Belgique travaillent ensemble afin de soutenir les ménages touchés par les inondations et par la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle, afin de ...read more
Afghanistan fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Home gardening in Daikundi (7).jpg COVID-19 response sows seeds of resilience
 - 06/10/2020 - Almost three quarters of Uruzgan province’s economy is based on farming and livestock with remaining dependent upon trading and commerce. Uruzgan also happens to be one of the provinces reporting ...read more