06/12/2016 - To address both immediate and long-term food needs after Hurricane Matthew, FAO is collaborating with the World Food Programme (WFP), which provide food aid to the same families that receive ...read more
30/07/2015 - To help build the resilience of small-scale rice-, corn- and coconut-based farming communities severely affected by Typhoon Haiyan, some 40,000 households have received recovery support in the form of water- and pest-resistant storage ...read more
09/07/2015 - On Saturday, 27 June 2015, FAO organized a festival on youth and agriculture in the Central African Republic at the Alliance française in Bangui. The overall objective was to create ...read more
16/06/2015 - FAO watershed management and mountains team leader, Thomas Hofer, visited Nepal to meet with farmers and see how their livelihoods have been affected by the earthquakes. He is leading FAO’s ...read more
01/06/2015 - Just over five weeks since Nepal's devastating earthquake of 25 April, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations expects to complete its emergency distribution of rice seeds to farmers in ...read more
04/05/2015 - An FAO team is carrying out an aerial survey on Beravy Plain in Madagascar looking for hopper patches and bands, in an helicopter flying at low altitude.