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 - 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
 - Even before an earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, ripped through the country in 2010, Haiti was in a protracted crisis. One of the poorest and least developed countries ...READ MORE
 - Fisheries play an important role in the economic and social life in Burundi. Yet, about 10 to 15% of the harvest was lost during the ...read more
18/07/2014
 -  More than three years after the start of the crisis in Syria, people are finding it more and more difficult to meet their basic needs. In ...read more
03/07/2014
 - 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
 - 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
 - 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
 - Madame Rachel Ninga-Wong-Mallo is the head of Association des Femmes Rurales de Batangafo pour le Développement (Association of the development of rural women from Batangafo). In the ...read more
20/03/2014
 - FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and rural development of the Central African Republic has distributed to 500 people, members of women and Muslims groups, emergency ...read more
20/01/2014
 - Karamoja in Uganda is one of the most underserved areas in terms of financial services, leaving a big proportion of the population unbanked. Only two out ...read more
28/11/2013
 - FAO’s Junior and adult Farmer Field and Life Schools (J/FFLS) are addressing the root causes of gender-based violence and helping to prevent and mitigate the effects ...read more
28/11/2013
 - Organizations agree on a three-year action plan to improve the food security and resilience of vulnerable communities facing threats and disasters - FAO has signed a new partnership ...read more
17/10/2013
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