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 - Four out of five people in Afghanistan rely on agriculture for their food and income, but decades of conflict, drought, poverty and inadequate infrastructure make it difficult for many to ...READ MORE
 - Ciro Fiorillo, Head of FAO's office in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, in an interview with Sybil Ruscoe of BBC Radio 4 Farming Today podcast regarding agriculture in Gaza. The conflict ...read more
21/08/2014
 - The fighting in Gaza has forced farmers and herders to abandon their lands and has paralysed fishing activities, bringing local food production to a halt and severely affecting ...read more
14/08/2014
 - In 2013, the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) moved from a protracted crisis to an acute and complex emergency. Widespread insecurity and conflict severely impacted food security, causing a sharp reduction ...read more
20/06/2014
 - FAO is scaling up its emergency response operations in South Sudan despite problems of access and insecurity in parts of the country. The Organization has extended its emergency response ...read more
05/06/2014
 - Drought conditions combined with continued conflict are adding pressure to an already dire food security situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, raising the prospect of further severe reductions ...read more
15/05/2014
 - The World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the government of the Central African Republic are joining forces to help prevent a full-scale ...read more
21/03/2014
 - Despite security challenges in half of the prefectures, farmers in the Central African Republic are counting on the next agriculture season to restore their food production capacity to avoid ...read more
31/12/2013
 - 2013. The situation in the Central African Republic has moved from a protracted crisis into an acute and complex emergency. Widespread insecurity and conflict have severely ...read more
30/12/2013
 - The 2012 food security crisis in the Sahel – driven by chronic poverty, malnutrition, high food prices, drought and low agricultural production – affected 18.7 million ...read more
12/03/2013
 - FAO calls for an additional $69.8 million to head off food and nutrition crisis - Several countries in the Sahel region of western Africa need urgent ...read more
09/03/2012
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