19/11/2013 - Destruction in two fishing communities of Panay Island, Western Visaya (Region 6) in the Philippines. FAO is assessing the damages caused by the typhoon Haiyan.
16/07/2012 - Spanish football player Raúl González, who acts as a goodwill ambassador for FAO, travelled to Chad in support of joint efforts by FAO and the European Commission to help the ...read more
02/07/2012 - Since the outbreak of post-election violence in neighbouring Cote d’Ivoire in late 2010, more than 200,000 refugees subsequently sought asylum in Liberia, settling in the bordering counties of Nimba, Grand ...read more
21/06/2012 - The eruption of the Puyehue volcano, in the southern Andes, began on 4 June 2011 lasting for several days and spouting columns of ash 10 000 meters in height. Strong ...read more
29/05/2012 - As part of its urban and peri-urban horticulture project near Lubumbashi, Katanga province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, FAO has provided farmers with improved-variety seeds, and has rehabilitated irrigation ...read more