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.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is backing FAO's efforts to combat pandemic animal disease threats in Asia, Africa and the Middle East with an additional $87 ...read more
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