19/03/2014 - On 16 March, New Zealand Minister of Civil Defence Nikki Kaye and Ambassador Reuben Levermore met rice and coconut farmers in Barangay Gacao, Palo, Leyte, in Region VIII in the ...read more
18/03/2014 - In March 2014, the Transitional Government and United Nations (UN) agencies came together in Mbaïki, 95 km southwest of the capital, Bangui, for the official launch of the 2014/15 agricultural ...read more
12/03/2014 - The FAO Director-General Jose’ Graziano da Silva visited Tacloban and surrounding areas four months after typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) struck the central Philippines. Interacting with FAO supported small-scale ...read more
04/03/2014 - Screenshot of the NEW FAO in emergencies App. Download it NOW!
27/02/2014 - It has been just over three months since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Visayas, a region in central Philippines, causing immense damage, displacement of populations as well as claiming over 6200 ...read more
24/02/2014 - Lebanon has been severely affected by the Syrian crisis which started more than three years ago. The number of people that sought refuge in the country has reached nearly 1 ...read more
12/02/2014 - The crisis in South Sudan and high levels of food insecurity require a humanitarian response that is fast, flexible and opportunistic. FAO is helping to restore food production and access ...read more
30/01/2014 - On the 30th January 2014 Joe Hayes, the non-resident Irish Ambassador to the Philippines, visited the typhoon-affected Eastern Visayas with FAO. Interacting with small-scale fishers and farmers in and around ...read more