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 - The fight against desert locust in the Greater Horn of Africa and Yemen has been raging for sixteen months – since January 2020. Governments, FAO and ...read more
09/06/2021
 - Key messages: As anticipated, hatching has been detected in eastern Ethiopia where desert locust swarms have been laying eggs since late April. The hatchlings are forming hopper bands ...read more
04/06/2021
 - When an emergency or humanitarian crisis strikes, there is a high likelihood that children’s lives will be negatively affected, modifying their role within the household and ...read more
31/05/2021
 - The Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities (SFERA) enables the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to take rapid and effective action ...read more
26/05/2021
 - In mid-April 2021, Lebanon faced an unexpected desert locust incursion, which crossed the border from the Syrian Arab Republic. While Lebanon does not harbour desert locust breeding ...read more
24/05/2021
 - Since the beginning of the crisis in 2011, Syrian farmers have struggled to access the basic needs and tools to sustain their production activities, such as ...read more
21/05/2021
 - The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has welcomed an €8 million contribution from the European Union (EU) ...read more
13/05/2021
 - The 2021 Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) highlights the remarkably high severity and numbers of people in Crisis or worse (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) ...read more
11/05/2021
 - The Government of Canada has contributed USD$ 2.2 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s programme safeguarding livelihoods affected by COVID-19 and desert locusts in ...read more
11/05/2021
 - Since early 2020, desert locust swarms have swept across Somalia resulting in the worst invasion the country has seen in a quarter of a century. Having already been ...read more
10/05/2021
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