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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 - Farming communities in northeast Syria were hit hard due to cumulative impact of eight years of crisis and changing climate. Ongoing military operations have displaced thousands ...read more
15/01/2020
 - The launch of a training series by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support agricultural entrepreneurship in the Syrian Arab Republic, ...read more
10/01/2020
 - Since 2011, the Syrian conflict has hard hit the families in the country. Family members have been lost, homes and belongings left behind. Food and agriculture ...read more
10/01/2020
 - Slow Food and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized a study tour this week in northwest Italy for a group of ...read more
14/12/2019
 - The Food and Agriculture of the United Nations (FAO) Representation in the Syrian Arab Republic teamed up with the National Agricultural Policy Center (NAPC) and the General ...read more
12/12/2019
 - Over the past two years, more than 66 000 rural families were forced to leave their homes, villages and their abundant agricultural lands in North Hama ...read more
05/12/2019
 - In March 2018, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representation in the Syrian Arab Republic announced its first wheat and barley production ...read more
20/11/2019
 - FAO Turkey organized job fairs in Izmir as part of two of its projects. The first project, entitled “Increase self-reliance and improve agricultural livelihoods of refugees ...read more
13/11/2019
 - To strengthen the effectiveness and quality of the Whole of Syria (WoS) response, including all hubs, based on evidence, capacity building and strong coordination within the ...read more
06/11/2019
 - Slow Food and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized a study tour this week in northwest Italy for a group of ...read more
05/11/2019