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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians. Well over half of the population has fled their homes, including 6.1 million people ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - 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
 - With 14 million people food insecure in strife-torn Yemen, the European Union (EU) has committed 12 million euros in support of FAO's efforts to tackle rising ...read more
11/01/2017
 - The European Union (EU) has committed 12 million euros in support of FAO’s efforts to tackle rising hunger in strife-torn Yemen. Dominique Burgeon, FAO Director of ...read more
11/01/2017
 - 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
 - Key points An estimated 7 million people will be food insecure in 2017 and a further 2 million are at risk of food insecurity. Food production in Syria ...read more
22/12/2016
 - 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
 - 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
 - “Garden Wall” is a microgardening project implemented by FAO and funded by the OCHA managed Lebanon Humanitarian Fund (LHF).
23/11/2016
 - To increase availability of and access to food for vulnerable households living in crisis-affected areas, and to restore agricultural-based livelihoods opportunities.
22/11/2016
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