With little time to lose to secure a winter harvest in Hurricane-struck Haiti, FAO has begun emergency distributions of seeds and tools to help disaster-affected families produce food and restore livelihoods lost in Haiti’s biggest humanitarian crisis since the 2010 earthquake.
FAO has distributed 70.000 livelihood kits to families in hard-to-reach areas of South Sudan through Operation Harold, a four-week helicopter airlift. Each kit weighs no more than 2 kg and ...read more
Coconuts are one of the most important crops in the Philippines. The country is the second largest coconut producer in the world, but after Typhoon Haiyan an estimated 44 million ...read more
More than one year on from Typhoon Haiyan, farmers and fishers in the Visayas region of the Philippines are rebuilding their lives. The typhoon caused significant damage to the agriculture ...read more
Collaboration and cooperation are central to the success of the work of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), which, among other goals, aims to improve the ...read more
When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on 8 November 2013, 73 percent of coastal communities were severely affected and approximately two-thirds of small-scale fishers lost their productive assets. The loss of ...read more