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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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Syrian Arab Republic fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium__33S6877.JPG FAO promotes efficient methods to enhance cattle production
 - 15/09/2020 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), under its Smallholder Support Programme (SSP), will support vulnerable small-scale livestock keepers with an integrated intervention to help improve their ...read more
Afghanistan fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_20200224_094929.jpg FAO and Belgium assist food-insecure farming households impacted by the shock of COVID-19
 - 03/09/2020 - Afghanistan is suffering from one of the most severe food crises worldwide. According to the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises, Afghanistan is ranked as the third worst crisis country ...read more
Somalia fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_IMG_9030.jpg FAO launches radio training programmes to adapt to COVID-19 restraints
 - 02/09/2020 - UN Agency to air more than 30 episodes on good agricultural practices, livestock, nutrition and fishery In light of the current threat to public health posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and ...read more
Turkey fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_1_Bursa (002).jpeg FAO supports Syrian refugees and Turkish host communities in starting agribusinesses
 - 28/08/2020 - Another round of vocational and entrepreneurship training is about to start in Bursa province to support selected Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTPs) and Turkish citizens in launching micro-scale agri-food businesses. ...read more
 Sierra Leone fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_AAR_Sierra Leone.jpg FAO’s review reveals evidence of previously unconfirmed endemic diseases
 - 27/08/2020 - FAO conducts an after-action review of Sierra Leone's Integrated Animal Disease Surveillance and Reporting system The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) conducted an after-action review of the ...read more
Lebanon fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Lebanon .jpg FAO supports Lebanon’s Ministry of Agriculture to control lumpy skin disease
 - 26/08/2020 - The livestock sector in Lebanon is currently facing many challenges related to the economic crisis the country is experiencing. The capacity of the Ministry of Agriculture to fight infectious animal diseases has ...read more
Myanmar fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_Myanmar.jpg Strengthening early warning early action capacity
 - 25/08/2020 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) hosted a series of training sessions aimed at strengthening the capacity of technical staff from the Department of Agriculture on ...read more
South Sudan fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_South Sudan (1).jpg Cash for seeds brings new hope to Santa and 12 000 vulnerable farmers in Magwi
 - 25/08/2020 - Santa Angwech David, 23 years old, lives in Magwi, near the South Sudanese border with Kenya. She’s the mother of two girls and a boy and dreams that her children ...read more
Myanmar fileadmin/user_upload/emergencies/img/medium_24770HN2_9869.jpg FAO supports veterinary services with virtual capacity building for a lumpy skin disease risk assessment
 - 24/08/2020 - Under COVID-19 restrictions, FAO’s Emergency Management Centre for Animal Health provided virtual support to Myanmar to develop its LSD preparedness In December 2019, after monitoring the development of a lumpy skin ...read more
Building climate resilience in Southern Africa
 - 12/08/2020 - A newly launched FAO project is aimed at strengthening partnerships to bring conservation agriculture to farmers across Southern Africa Since Grace – a farmer and a mother from Zambia – left ...read more