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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed over 100 000 lives and injured countless civilians.Over 40 percent of the population has fled their homes, including 6.5 million people displaced ...READ MORE
 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - These pictures illustrate the visit of FAO staff members to the cultivated fields in the airport area in Bangui in the Central African Republic, located along ...read more
16/04/2014
 - Farmers and herders in Sudan need urgent support to help prevent the food security situation in the country from deteriorating further, FAO warned today. Some 3.3 million people are currently ...read more
10/04/2014
 -    The deepening crisis in the Central African Republic is devastating people’s ability to support themselves. A United Nations report says immediate support for food and livelihoods is needed to meet what it calls an: ...read more
10/04/2014
 - Thanks to funding from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), FAO is assisting 3 000 vulnerable households in Rural Damascus in Syria to restart ...read more
07/04/2014
 - South Sudan faces a major food and nutrition crisis; but we have an opportunity NOW to mitigate some of its impacts. The food security outlook is increasingly ...read more
04/04/2014
 - Highlights 2.5 million people need immediate humanitarian assistance; and one in five Central Africans is now internally displaced. These figures are likely to rise as the conflict ...read more
03/04/2014
 - Food insecurity An estimated 6.3 million people in Syria are highly vulnerable to food insecurity and in critical need of food and agriculture support. The crisis has ...read more
03/04/2014
 - Three years after the start of the crisis in Syria, people are finding it more and more difficult to meet their basic needs. Many have lost ...read more
03/04/2014
 - The Government of the United Kingdom has released $13.7 million in emergency funding to FAO to help conflict-affected families in South Sudan restore their agriculture-based livelihoods ...read more
31/03/2014
 - FAO senior officials met today with a high level clerical delegation working in the Central African Republic to talk about FAO’s work in the country and ...read more
26/03/2014
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