República Árabe Siria (la)

República Árabe Siria (la)

Read more about FAO and the Syria crisisThe Syria crisis continues to drive humanitarian needs. The main driver of food insecurity continues to be population displacement. Despite decreased levels of conflict in many areas, its relenting presence has led to sustained hostilities, protracted displacement, increased returns and persistent erosion of communities’ resilience.

Within the country, where 6.2 million people remain displaced and 1.4 million have returned, resources are increasingly depleted. Externally, the precarious situation continues to propel the largest refugee crisis in the world. Some 5.6 million refugees reside in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt, where needs far exceed the resources of host governments and communities. More than eight in 10 people in the Syrian Arab Republic now live below the poverty line.

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 - FAO in the Syrian Arab Republic will host a Zoominar entitled “Irrigation for agriculture and social cohesion” that will focus on the importance of water and ...read more
16/09/2021
 - Syrian youth have the potential to effectively fight hunger and poverty through agri-preneurship, and FAO is committed to providing youth the support they need to effect ...read more
30/08/2021
 - In the Syrian Arab Republic, students in rural areas learn about various aspects of agriculture and nutrition as part of the national curriculum. However, public schools ...read more
27/07/2021
 - To improve the food security of crisis-affected smallholder households and contribute to restoring their livelihoods through enhanced access to irrigation water and capacity building to manage ...read more
20/07/2021
 - Ten years of conflict, insecurity and displacements in the Syrian Arab Republic have resulted in a continuing deterioration of the humanitarian situation. In response, the Food and Agriculture Organziation of the United Nations, ...read more
15/07/2021
 - As a result of more than ten years of crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic, the ability of livestock herders in Hama Governorate to access fodder ...read more
02/07/2021
 - Ten years of conflict, insecurity and displacements in the Syrian Arab Republic have resulted in a continuing deterioration of the humanitarian situation. In response, the Food ...read more
07/06/2021
 - A fully restored animal health diagnostic laboratory in Aleppo city is set to play a major part in strengthening Syria’s animal production and disease control/prevention capacity; ...read more
31/05/2021
 - Since the beginning of the crisis in 2011, Syrian farmers have struggled to access the basic needs and tools to sustain their production activities, such as ...read more
21/05/2021