la República Árabe Siria

la República Árabe Siria

Read more about FAO in emergencies and the Syria crisisSince March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians.

Well over half of the population has fled their homes, including 6.1 million people displaced internally and 4.8 million refugees in neighbouring Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, where needs far exceed the resources of host governments and communities. Within Syria, around 9.4 million people are in need of food assistance.

Almost six years of conflict have had a devastating impact on Syria’s agriculture sector. The violence has weakened essential services, depleted agricultural assets and significantly reduced national production capacity. Many farmers cannot access or afford once-subsidized inputs that have soared in price and degraded in quality. The conflict has also severely affected vegetable production and the poultry sector, negatively impacting nutrition. Livestock production is also in jeopardy as vulnerable herders cannot source or afford enough animal feed and lack veterinary services, increasing the threat of transboundary animal diseases ...read moreSave

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 - With funding from the European Union, more than 3,400 school children in Syria are benefiting from highly nutritious fruit and vegetables through a first-ever school garden and nutrition ...read more
29/08/2017
 - As schools resume next week in Syria, thousands of school children are benefiting from a food and nutrition education programme that is using school gardens to teach ...read more
29/08/2017
 - La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) ha celebrado que el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU reconozca que los ...read more
17/08/2017
 - FAO intervention in Syria for the Cereal campaign 2016-2017.
28/07/2017
 - Key messages Food security in parts of Syria has slightly improved, but the overall situation remains far worse than before the crisis. Approximately 6.9 million people are food ...read more
25/07/2017
 - Highlights Crop production: Production of wheat and barley in the Syrian Arab Republic slightly improved in 2017 compared to previous year due to better rainfall and improved ...read more
18/07/2017
 - Food security in parts of Syria is slightly better than the same time last year due to an improved security situation and enhanced access to humanitarian ...read more
18/07/2017
 - In strife-torn Syria, the food security and livelihoods situation of some 234 000 people has received a strong boost thanks to a recently completed animal health ...read more
14/07/2017
 - Miles de iraquíes vulnerables y de refugiados sirios se beneficiarán de nuevos medios de subsistencia agrícolas gracias a un proyecto de la Organización de las Naciones ...read more
20/06/2017
 - Syria crisis crop calendar by type of crop.
26/05/2017