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Working together to promote peace
 - 19/06/2018 - A few months ago, it would have been impossible to imagine a woman from the Twa community visiting predominantly Bantu villages to talk about peace. According to a long-held belief ...read more

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Belgium supports FAO in protecting livelihoods and restoring income-generation of fishers affected by Hurricane Maria in Dominica
 - 18/01/2018 - Category 5 Hurricane Maria was the strongest hurricane in terms of maximum sustained winds in the Atlantic since Wilma (2005). The Hurricane hit Dominica on 18 September 2017, affecting the ...read more
Les agences de l’ONU lancent un appel d’urgence pour prévenir la famine dans le Kasaï (IN FRENCH)
 - 17/01/2018 - Dans un avertissement sévère, trois agences des Nations Unies - l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), l'UNICEF et le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) - disent que le ...read more
Partnerships for global outbreak response stronger than ever
 - 19/12/2017 - The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) held its Global Meeting of Partners on 5-6 December in Geneva. The FAO Crisis Management Centre for Animal ...read more
How SAFE access to energy can make a difference in refugees’ lives
 - 18/12/2017 - The number of people displaced by conflict, violence and disasters has risen to more than 65 million, compared with 37.5 million a decade ago. Many of the displaced live in ...read more
Belgium supports FAO in restoring the food security and livelihoods of 155 400 people affected by Hurricane Irma
 - 15/12/2017 - Thanks to the financial contribution of the Government the Kingdom of Belgium to the Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities (SFERA), FAO was allocated USD 300 000 to support ...read more
FAO supports Syrians to increase their crop production by restoring access to water
 - 12/12/2017 - Hassan Al-Hassan, a Syrian farmer in his 50s known to the locals as Abu Hasan, remembers how difficult it had been in the past few years in the village of ...read more
Australia and FAO partner to improve agricultural water management and food security in Asia
 - 05/12/2017 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Australia and the Australian Water Partnership to work toward improvements ...read more
CMC-AH achieves milestones at 11th Steering Committee Meeting
 - 01/12/2017 - The Crisis Management Centre for Animal Health (CMC-AH) conducted its 11th Steering Committee Meeting (SCM) on 14 November at FAO headquarters with attendance of more than 25 senior representatives of ...read more
Syrian refugees acquire agricultural job skills and work opportunities in Turkey
 - 29/11/2017 - Twenty-six-year-old Sene has been living in a “container city” in southern Turkey since 2014, when she and her family arrived after fleeing Syria. While studying at university in Syria, Sene ...read more
Rohingya refugee crisis
 - 16/11/2017 - More than 830 000 Rohingya refugees are sheltering in Bangladesh, having escaped violence and persecution in Myanmar. This includes more than 618 000 people, the vast majority women and children, ...read more