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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
 - 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
 - Gender equality is central to FAO’s mandate to achieve food security by raising the levels of nutrition, improving agricultural productivity and natural resources management, and improving ...read more
26/09/2013
 - Proteger y mejorar los medios de subsistencia de las familias agrícolas vulnerables en Cisjordania y la Franja de Gaza mediante la restauración de su capacidad de ...read more
12/08/2013
 - In the West Bank and Gaza Strip (WBGS), vulnerable families cannot access many basic needs owing to recurrent conflict and restrictions over movement, natural resources, markets ...read more
11/06/2013
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