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Backyard poultry - an alternative way to sustain food security and nutrition in Syria
 - 03/04/2014 - Three years after the start of the crisis in Syria, people are finding it more and more difficult to meet their basic needs. Many have lost their livelihoods and are ...read more

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Bahn Camp refugees request for more help
 - 15/07/2013 - Bago Dety Hontace, Gboh Alphonse, and Lamy Benel Aubin are all Ivorian refugees living and farming in Bahn Camp, Nimba County - Liberia, who have benefitted from a vegetable production ...read more
Saclepea-Mahn DAO Cheers FAO-MoA Partnership
 - 08/07/2013 - Saclepea-Mahn’s District Agriculture Officer (DAO), Ben K. Saye, has applauded the high level of collaboration and team spirit subsisting in Liberia between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United ...read more
Maize disease creating a poverty trap for farmers in Eastern Africa
 - 01/07/2013 - Spreading from Kenya across the rest of East and Central Africa, the Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is a serious risk to food security in the region. Small-scale farmers like ...read more
Partnerships to overcome hunger and poverty: PAA Africa in Malawi
 - 28/06/2013 - In Mvera, Dowa district in Malawi, the farmers of Kaso Producers & Marketing Cooperative Society know very well what FAO and WFP collaboration means, as it has changed their lives. ...read more
FAO supports food production, nutrition and income generation opportunities in Liberia
 - 25/06/2013 - Support to farmers for food production, nutrition and income-generation opportunities is swiftly underway in Nimba, Grand Gedeh, and Maryland Counties in Liberia. Funded by the UN Central Emergency Response Fund ...read more
Celebrating the Eradication of Rinderpest on 28 June 2013
 - 24/06/2013 - Two years ago, the world reached a milestone: FAO declared the world free from rinderpest on 28 June 2011. Rinderpest is a highly contagious animal disease also known as cattle ...read more
Farmers can be well-off
 - 20/06/2013 - “I can tell you for sure that farmers can make money and be well-off, because agriculture is not a small thing,” said Jackson Dolo, as he walked visitors through his ...read more
7 000 new families enrolled for 2013/14 Emergency and Recovery programme in Lesotho
 - 17/06/2013 - Alarming statistics show that 725 000 Basotho are considered to be food insecure after the poor harvest recorded in 2012. This represents a staggering 39% of the total population of ...read more
Conservation Agriculture, a new technology linking generations
 - 11/06/2013 - After adopting conservation agriculture technology, ‘Me Maphoka is ready to harvest the fruits of her success. The weather in Ha Khojane, Mahobong in the district of Leribe in Lesotho is ...read more
FAO calls for immediate support to farmers affected by Syrian crisis
 - 10/06/2013 - The Syria conflict has a severe impact the lives and livelihoods of neighboring farmers communities in rural neighbouring Lebanon. Resources are scarce and competition is high. FAO livestock expert, Dr ...read more