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FAO Emergencies Director assesses the scale of the drought and response in Afar Region, Ethiopia
 - 11/10/2016 - In less than a year, Holo Molo has lost more than a third of his livestock. The father of 14 living in the chronically drought-prone woreda of Elidar, Afar Region ...read more

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Education: key route towards sustainable food security and Climate Change adaptation
 - 23/11/2015 - In the prevailing context of climate change and declining food security in Lesotho, the need to raise children, parents and communities’ awareness on Climate Smart Agriculture technocologies including Conservation Agriculture ...read more
Over USD 300 000 to control peste des petits ruminants in Liberia
 - 20/11/2015 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is providing USD 318 000 to control the peste des petits ruminants (PPR) outbreak in Liberia. This disease is well ...read more
FAO South Sudan trains 120 new Market Information Specialists nationwide
 - 19/11/2015 - In order to strengthen the current Market Information System (MIS) in South Sudan, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is building the capacity of national institutions ...read more
A journey to Chibok
 - 17/11/2015 - Repeated attacks on civilians from Boko Haram have led to massive displacements and negatively impacted livelihoods in North Eastern Nigeria. Displaced people rely on the limited resources of their host ...read more
Harvest will be better
 - 16/11/2015 - A clearly ecstatic Mrs Kou N. Kulah, Chairlady of the Bunadin Women’s Organization, took to the podium, and speaking on behalf of her farmer group said: “All the support you ...read more
Norway contributes $7.7 million to FAO to enhance food security in South Sudan
 - 12/11/2015 - Continuing its recent support for building food secure futures for the people of South Sudan, Norway has today contributed a further $7.7 million to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to ...read more
Belgium-funded project contributes to livelihoods, food and nutrition security through support to vulnerable households in West and South Darfur and Blue Nile States in the Sudan
 - 05/11/2015 - Belgium contributed USD 300 000 to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to enhance food and nutrition security and livelihoods of conflict- and disaster-affected individuals (60 ...read more
FAO supports Conservation Agriculture education in Lesotho
 - 03/11/2015 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Lesotho recently conducted training sessions on climate-smart agriculture technologies including conservation agriculture, home gardening and nutrition. The training was ...read more
FAO-Belgium partnership supporting institutional and household resilience in the face of natural and man-made shocks in the Gaza Strip
 - 02/11/2015 - Belgium’s USD 475 000 contribution to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) emergency programmes in the Gaza Strip is supporting a one-year emergency project to strengthen ...read more
El Niño: Drought already decimating the herds of Ethiopian pastoralists
 - 29/10/2015 - On 25 October, a FAO assessment team visited an internally displaced person camp not far from Dire Dawa in Ethiopia’s Somali Region to better understand how the El Niño-driven drought ...read more