Concerns over the spread of high impact transboundary animal diseases are mounting in Lebanon and neighbouring countries as millions of refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria have brought with them large numbers of unvaccinated sheep, goats, cattle, and other animals. FAO has been able to carry out a vaccination campaign ...read more
Mr Alexis Bonte, FAO Representative ad interim, explains FAO’s assistance in CAR to ensure food security. Activities aim at resuming agricultural production through the distribution of seeds and tools to ...read more
The full extent of the conflict-driven food security crisis in South Sudan has yet to unfold, warns Sue Lautze, head of FAO operations in the troubled African nation. Recent conflicts have ...read more
In June and August 2012 the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services carried out assessments that confirmed the severity of drought in some partrs of southern Zimbabwe. FAO, with funding ...read more
The short animation explains what the Food Security Cluster is about: coordinating the food security response during a humanitarian crisis.