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 - Hassan Al-Hassan, a Syrian farmer in his 50s known to the locals as Abu Hasan, remembers how difficult it had been in the past few years ...read more
12/12/2017
 - There is an urgent need to step up collective efforts to fight fast-spreading, cross-border animal and plant pests and diseases that could threaten global food security. ...read more
30/11/2017
 - Twenty-six-year-old Sene has been living in a “container city” in southern Turkey since 2014, when she and her family arrived after fleeing Syria. While studying at ...read more
29/11/2017
 - Key messages Some 6.5 million people are food insecure and a further 4 million are at risk – twice as many as last year – due to ...read more
25/11/2017
 - Ongoing FAO emergency and resilience activities in Iraq.
17/11/2017
 - Before the Syrian crisis started in 2011, agriculture was a major part of the country’s economy, employing nearly half the population. More often than not, it ...read more
14/11/2017
 - The protracted conflict and ongoing economic crisis in Iraq has left 3.2 million people food insecure, including those who depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Violence ...read more
08/11/2017
 - Highlights 17 million people are food insecure, a staggering seven million of whom are at risk of famine. Acute food insecurity is expected to deteriorate further without continued, ...read more
04/11/2017
 - Highlights With 2 million people food insecure, ongoing military conflicts, and winter approaching, the plight of millions of Iraqis, many of whom depend on agriculture for their ...read more
03/11/2017
 - FAO has launched an emergency animal health campaign across Iraq’s Mosul area, which was recently retaken from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). ...read more
23/10/2017
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