la República Árabe Siria

la República Árabe Siria

Read more about FAO and the Syria crisisThe eight-year Syrian 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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 - The crisis in Syria has left increasing numbers of women as the sole breadwinners and heads of their households. In rural areas, employment opportunities for women ...read more
08/10/2019
 - On 24 September 2019, seven Permanent Representatives to Rome-based United Nations agencies visited Syrian refugees taking part in FAO’s vocational training programme in Şanliurfa. The FAO ...read more
27/09/2019
 -  Security: Although pockets of active conflict are still prevalent, much of the country is now more secure than it has been for several years, and significant ...read more
16/09/2019
 - FAO and the Department of International Development (DFID) have put together three-year strategic programme that aims at supporting emergency needs, early recovery and longer-term resilience in ...read more
12/09/2019
 - Key messages Localized insecurity, new and protracted displacement, spontaneous returns and the sustained erosion of communities’ resilience make the situation in Syria a highly complex crisis. Some 6.5 million ...read more
11/09/2019
 - This update, facilitated by the Food Security Information Network and produced under the Global Network Against Food Crises, provides the members of the United Nations Security Council ...read more
05/09/2019
 - Favourable rains in Syria's agricultural areas, coupled with improved overall security, have boosted harvests compared to last year, but higher food prices are putting more strain ...read more
05/09/2019
 - To achieve sustainable livelihood opportunities for vulnerable households and communities through empowerment of rural women by providing them with agricultural production inputs and capacity building
30/08/2019
 - Slow Food and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are organizing a study tour this week in northwest Italy for a group ...read more
27/08/2019
 - Strengthen the resilience to food insecurity and improve nutrition of crisis-affected people and host communities
17/07/2019