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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
 - Syria crisis crop calendar by type of crop.
26/05/2017
 - The number and frequency of recorded natural disasters, along with the associated impact and damage to livelihoods and economies (local, national), are increasing significantly. Natural disasters ...read more
23/05/2017
 - FAO in collaboration with the Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University (MAEU) organized a training for the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI) Drone Mapping Team on ...read more
23/05/2017
 - African eggplant lives up to its name: as it grows it bears white, oval-shaped fruits that look just like eggs before they ripen and turn green. ...read more
08/05/2017
 - 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
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