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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
 -  In the past El Niño 2015-16 Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of ...READ MORE
 - Today, food production is at a record low and around half the population remaining in Syria are unable to meet their daily food needs. Against this ...read more
03/04/2017
 - Despite six years of crisis in Syria, agriculture remains a key part of the economy. The sector still accounts for an estimated 26 percent of gross ...read more
03/04/2017
 - Six months after the destructive floods that destroyed planted rice paddy, villagers from Shwe Hlay in Magway Region in Myanmar’s Dry Zone are now able to ...read more
14/03/2017
 - Améliorer la production maraîchère et fruitière afin de permettre aux ménages urbains et périurbains pauvres, y compris les élèves, d’avoir accès à des aliments nutritifs et ...read more
13/03/2017
 - 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
 - Belgium, a long-time supporter of FAO's work in emergencies, has deepened its commitment to protecting agriculture in countries struck by disaster with a €14-million contribution. This ...read more
19/01/2017
 - Key points An estimated 90 000 people were affected by El Niño (heavy rains, strong winds, floods and landslides) in late 2015 and early 2016, and now ...read more
05/01/2017
 - In the vast agricultural spread of northeastern Nigeria, violence and disruption has put the food security and livelihoods of millions of people at high risk. In ...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
 - Over 700 thousand people lost their lives as a result of disasters between 2005 and 2015. Approximately 23 million were made homeless. The total economic loss ...read more
14/12/2016
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