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 - Successive wars, civil unrest and years of economic sanctions have stifled agricultural production in Iraq, with farmers facing shortages of quality seeds and fertilizers, and livestock keepers forced to sell ...READ MORE
 - More than 2 000 farmers affected by conflict in Iraq have received 750 tonnes of fertilizer from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to increase ...read more
08/02/2017
 - Wheat farmers in Ninewa Governorate rely on selling their crops to the government for its Public Distribution System – an important social safety net entitling Iraqi ...read more
08/02/2017
 - In this episode, we explore the relationship between peace and food security. For today’s story, we gave FAO communications officer Karina Coates a recorder to tape ...read more
26/01/2017
 - As the conflict in northern Iraq escalated in 2016, Karina Coates was deployed by FAO’s standby partner RedR Australia to the Erbil office to support FAO’s ...read more
25/01/2017
 - Key points Some 2.9 million Iraqis are food insecure – 77 percent are women, children or elderly. Agricultural production has declined by 40 per cent since 2014. A livestock ...read more
12/01/2017
 - Some 200 000 people from Mosul and across Iraq will be able to earn an income for the first time since 2014, thanks to a new ...read more
23/12/2016
 - Some 200 000 people from Mosul and across Iraq will be able to earn an income for the first time since the Islamic State of the Levant (ISIL) ...read more
22/12/2016
 - In 2016, FAO’s emergency programmes reached more than 20 million people in over 70 crisis-affected countries. Building resilient agricultural livelihoods is at the heart of our ...read more
21/12/2016
 - Ghanam Ibrahim’s shovel scrapes the concrete as he scoops up debris and tosses it onto a growing pile at the bottom of the canal, ready for ...read more
08/12/2016
 - A Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) project is restoring the water supply to the once fertile Ninewa Plains for the first time ...read more
08/12/2016
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