Hundreds of thousands of families in rural areas of West Africa have been affected by the Ebola epidemic. Juan Lubroth is FAO’s Chief Veterinary Officer. He explains what is next in the fight against the disease and how lessons are being learnt in building future resilience.
Thanks to partnership with FAO, among other inputs, Cordaid distributed nearly 200 tonnes of seeds (groundnut, maize and rice) and 15 000 hoes to 7 500 families (37 500 people) ...read more
Description: FAO is working towards increasing the resilience of people and their livelihoods to natural hazards, human-induced disasters and protracted crises that impact agriculture, nutrition, food security and food safety. ...read more
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has called on all actors in and outside Somalia to respond to clear indications of a worsening food crisis by ...read more
This film has no words; yet the silent and salient dignity in the faces of farmers in Southern Africa, and their efforts to face and overcome the devastating floods and ...read more
In addition to providing rapid, portable emergency livelihood support designed to help large numbers of people increase food availability, in South Sudan FAO has continued to deliver on its development ...read more