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 - Fragility has become the reality in several countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Armed conflict and forced displacement are taking an enormous toll on human lives, ...read more
30/08/2018
 - Water scarcity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region can either be a destabilizing factor or a motive that binds communities together, according to ...read more
28/08/2018
 - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes the UN Security Council's recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine, and the call to enhance longer-term recovery ...read more
17/08/2017
 - Protracted conflicts affecting 17 countries have driven millions of people into severe food insecurity and are hindering global efforts to eradicate malnutrition, two UN agencies have ...read more
29/07/2016
 - Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even ward off looming conflict, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told members of the United Nations ...read more
29/03/2016
 - Droughts cause poor harvests, Zimbabwean smallholders receive payout Smallholder farmers in Africa have long borne the brunt of the adverse effects of global climate change. They are ...read more
21/08/2014
 - In Rumbek, Lakes State, FAO South Sudan reached over 600 households with emergency livelihood crop kits between June and July 2014.  This includes over 7 metric tons of sorghum, ...read more
05/08/2014
 - 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 ...read more
24/06/2014
 - On the 26th May 2014, Dr. Sue Lautze, Head of FAO in South Sudan and the UN’s Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, visited the Greater Bahr el Ghazal ...read more
07/06/2014
 - To improve the environment for economic activity and employment in Somalia.
23/09/2013
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