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 - The crisis in Syria has left increasing numbers of women as the sole breadwinners and heads of their households. In rural areas, employment opportunities for women ...read more
08/10/2019
 - On 24 September 2019, seven Permanent Representatives to Rome-based United Nations agencies visited Syrian refugees taking part in FAO’s vocational training programme in Şanliurfa. The FAO ...read more
27/09/2019
 - The Government of Kuwait has contributed US$ 2 million to boost FAO’s emergency agricultural interventions and improve food security and nutrition in Yemen. The Kuwaiti funding in support ...read more
25/09/2019
 -  Security: Although pockets of active conflict are still prevalent, much of the country is now more secure than it has been for several years, and significant ...read more
16/09/2019
 - FAO and the Department of International Development (DFID) have put together three-year strategic programme that aims at supporting emergency needs, early recovery and longer-term resilience in ...read more
12/09/2019
 - Key messages Localized insecurity, new and protracted displacement, spontaneous returns and the sustained erosion of communities’ resilience make the situation in Syria a highly complex crisis. Some 6.5 million ...read more
11/09/2019
 - Favourable rains in Syria's agricultural areas, coupled with improved overall security, have boosted harvests compared to last year, but higher food prices are putting more strain ...read more
05/09/2019
 - To achieve sustainable livelihood opportunities for vulnerable households and communities through empowerment of rural women by providing them with agricultural production inputs and capacity building
30/08/2019
 - Slow Food and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are organizing a study tour this week in northwest Italy for a group ...read more
27/08/2019
 - Although cholera is endemic in Yemen, the last few years has seen infections spike to a scale not witnessed in living memory. Lack of maintenance of water ...read more
20/08/2019
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