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Mitigating the potential impacts of dry conditions triggered by La Niña in Afghanistan
 - 13/01/2021 - During the second half of 2020, a moderate to strong La Niña phenomenon was registered that is causing extreme weather conditions in various parts of the world. This phenomenon, which ...read more

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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
Food losses increase during COVID-19 and are a major hurdle to Africa’s development
 - 28/09/2020 - The first ever International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste will be marked tomorrow with a call to action for African countries to bolster their efforts and encourage ...read more
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 - 24/09/2020 - In Côte d'Ivoire, rabies is endemic. To eradicate it, all sectors involved in public health have given priority to this animal disease since January 2017 by developing a national strategy ...read more
Syrian Arab Republic fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_FIYA.jpg FAO and Kuwait partner to support vulnerable households
 - 21/09/2020 - “The long years of crisis left us poor, we couldn’t afford to buy bread for the family,” said Fiya Hassan, 66, who is a grandmother of eight children from Ibtaa ...read more
The Republic of Korea contributes to FAO’s effort in preparing countries of West Africa and the Sahel for potential desert locust invasion from East Africa
 - 16/09/2020 - A USD 1 million  contribution from the Republic of Korea will support efforts undertaken by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on a “no regret” basis ...read more