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 - Highlights The economic situation in the Syrian Arab Republic further deteriorated over the past 12 months. Gross Domestic Product, which contracted by 5.3 percent in 2015, is forecast to further decline by 3.3 percent in 2016. Inflation in 2015 surged to about 38 percent reflecting general shortages and cuts in the ...read more
16/11/2016
 - Key messages Almost 80 percent of households across the country are struggling to cope with a lack of food or money to buy food, particularly in areas where income-generating opportunities are extremely limited, coupled with escalating market prices. Though severely weakened, the agriculture sector still sustains 50 percent of the food supply ...read more
13/09/2016
 - Highlights 13.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, with the crisis now in its sixth year. 6.5 million people are displaced internally, and 4.8 million people are registered refugees in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. 8.7 million people are food insecure – half of the people remaining in Syria. In 2015, ...read more
15/06/2016
 - Highlights 13.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, with the crisis now in its sixth year. 6.5 million people are displaced internally, and 4.8 million people are registered refugees in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. 8.7 million people are food insecure – half of the people remaining in Syria. In 2015, ...read more
13/04/2016
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and neighbouring Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. By integrating relief and development activities, FAO’s resilience building efforts save livelihoods while helping communities lay the foundations ...read more
24/03/2016
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and neighbouring Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. By integrating relief and development activities, FAO’s resilience building efforts save livelihoods while helping communities lay the foundations ...read more
24/03/2016
 - Highlights: Although 40 percent lower than the pre-conflict levels, wheat production in 2015, estimated at 2.445 million tonnes, is significantly better than the very poor harvest of 2014 and slightly better than that of 2013. This is mainly due to seasonal rainfall in 2014/15 that was the best in many years ...read more
31/07/2015
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and neighbouring Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. By integrating relief and development activities, FAO’s resilience building efforts save livelihoods while helping communities lay the foundations ...read more
25/03/2015
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and neighbouring Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. By integrating relief and development activities, FAO’s resilience building efforts save livelihoods while helping communities lay the foundations ...read more
24/03/2015
 - Food insecurity An estimated 6.3 million people in Syria are highly vulnerable to food insecurity and in critical need of food and agriculture support. The crisis has severely limited food production, marketing and imports. With localized drought in much of the country, food production is expected to further decline. Livelihood loss, ...read more
16/09/2014
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