República Árabe Siria

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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 - El conflicto armado en Siria ha causado daños y pérdidas ingentes a la producción agrícola, pero el sector puede y debe reactivarse ahora, reduciendo sensiblemente las ...read more
03/04/2017
 - Fighting in Syria has caused huge damage and losses to agricultural production, but the sector can and should be kick-started now, dramatically reducing the need for ...read more
03/04/2017
 - Despite six years of crisis in Syria, agriculture remains a key part of the economy. The sector still accounts for an estimated 26 percent of gross ...read more
03/04/2017
 - Today, food production is at a record low and around half the population remaining in Syria are unable to meet their daily food needs. Against this ...read more
03/04/2017
 - The Syrian Refugee Resilience Plan (SRRP) 2017–2018 is the guiding instrument for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to address the impact ...read more
28/02/2017
 - Key points An estimated 7 million people will be food insecure in 2017 and a further 2 million are at risk of food insecurity. Food production in Syria ...read more
22/12/2016
 - In 2017, FAO seeks USD 1.05 billion to assist over 40 million people in 41 countries. FAO in the 2017 Humanitarian Appeals
19/12/2016
 - Los conflictos civiles y el impacto de una meteorología adversa han afectado gravemente a la seguridad alimentaria en 2016, aumentando el número de países que necesitan ...read more
09/12/2016
 - To increase availability of and access to food for vulnerable households living in crisis-affected areas, and to restore agricultural-based livelihoods opportunities.
22/11/2016
 - Food production in Syria has hit a record low, making it ever harder for farmers to maintain their livelihoods and feed the war-torn country as fighting ...read more
16/11/2016