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Sweden and FAO strengthen their partnership in Afghanistan to link humanitarian response to long-term development and resilience building
 - 24/06/2021 - Sweden’s International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and FAO are reinforcing their partnership through an innovative long-term development programme to build resilience at community and ecosystems level, boost local rural economies ...read more

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FAO builds stronger veterinary diagnostic laboratories in West and Central Africa
 - 23/03/2021 - National laboratory systems play a crucial role in preventing, detecting and responding to health threats. An integral part of these systems, veterinary diagnostic laboratories are at the centre of veterinary ...read more
Promotion d’une transhumance pacifique dans la région du Liptako-Gourma grâce à l’appui financier du Fonds pour la consolidation de la paix
 - 22/03/2021 - Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger La région du Liptako-Gourma, située au cœur de la bande sahélo-saharienne entre le Burkina Faso, le Mali et le Niger, est une zone de continuité socio-culturelle au ...read more
Batoul Saad improves her livelihood with FAO’s support
 - 17/03/2021 - The conflict in Syria has driven up the price of animal fodder and other livestock inputs, and quality feed is not always available on the market. The cost of animal ...read more
From a destroyed field to a bountiful vegetable farm in a few months
 - 12/03/2021 - “We saw a dark cloud coming towards us, and we were sure that was our end.”  Desert locusts repeatedly destroyed Mary’s field of maize depriving her family from their main source ...read more
FAO in Syria improves smallholder breeders’ livestock production
 - 03/03/2021 - Livestock production is vital in the Syrian Arab Republic to sustain food availability. Livestock breeders – the vast majority of whom maintain a small number of animals - are constantly ...read more
Mali fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_50982179998_cd6c5963cb_o.jpg La FAO est sur le terrain afin de soutenir les ménages sinistrés par les inondations dans la région de Tombouctou
 - 02/03/2021 - À Tombouctou, l’année 2020 a été marquée par l’aggravation de la crise sécuritaire et alimentaire, par les impacts de la maladie à coronavirus 2019 (covid-19) et par l’abondance de l’eau ...read more
Unveiling the secret to productive wheat cultivation
 - 21/02/2021 - Afghan farmers attend an eye-opening technical training on wheat cultivation as part of FAO’s emergency wheat cultivation assistance package, comprising certified seed, fertilizer, technical training, and COVID-19 sensitization. “If the foundations ...read more
FAO ECTAD increases resilience of West and Central Africa’s livestock sector during COVID-19 pandemic
 - 19/02/2021 - Movement restrictions triggered by the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic have severely affected the livestock sector in West and Central Africa (WCA). Reduced access to feed, diminished slaughterhouse capacity and limited access ...read more
UN and Government of Somalia call for urgent scaling up of emergency response as 2.65 million Somalis are projected to be in acute hunger
 - 17/02/2021 - Newest report from FSNAU-FEWS NET indicates large-scale food insecurity and malnutrition due to multiple threats Over 2.6 million people in Somalia are expected to be in extreme food insecurity according to ...read more
Nuristani livestock keepers beat a harsh winter
 - 15/02/2021 - FAO helps vulnerable livestock keepers safeguard their livelihood, boost milk production and avoid rural migration in Afghanistan Landholding in Nuristan province of Afghanistan is for the few. The vast majority of ...read more