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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - FAO and local partners are taking part in the Youth initiative to clean water channels in Bangui since the rainy season is approaching Central African Republic. ...read more
13/04/2015
 - Agriculture at increasing risk Agriculture is a source of livelihood for over 35 percent of the world’s population. Natural hazards and disasters – such as floods, drought, ...read more
30/03/2015
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and ...read more
24/03/2015
 - Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector according to initial results from a new ...read more
17/03/2015
 - Key findings This brochure presents the preliminary findings of an FAO study on the impact of natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and sub–sectors1 in ...read more
17/03/2015
 - From the 14 to the 18 of March 2015 world leaders and the international development community will gather in Sendai, Japan for the World Conference on ...read more
17/03/2015
 - Lesotho Emergency and Resilience Programme (ERP), implemented by FAO and the Government of Lesotho since 2012, has been retained as Finalist in the “Expo Milano 2015 ...read more
23/02/2015
 - To improve the food and livelihood security of IDP, returnee, vulnerable host community, refugee and pastoral households in South Sudan through increasing beneficiaries’ access to agricultural, ...read more
10/12/2014
 - To improve conservation agriculture (CA) coordination and strengthen advocacy, publicity and information generation and knowledge sharing in the region.
10/11/2014
 - The Ministry of Agriculture, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have initiated on 14 October 2014 ...read more
17/10/2014
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