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 - Between August and October 2012, torrential rains led to devastating floods in several states, causing considerable human casualties and damage to crops, livestock and fisheries. High food prices, resulting from ...READ MORE
 - FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - Ethiopia’s pastoral lowlands are bisected by a number of major river systems like the Awash River in Afar, which runs throughout the arid region. Awash and ...read more
27/07/2016
 - Forage seed distribution activities transcend the immediate El Niño-induced feed crisis by transferring the skills of growing and managing cultivated forages to communities.
25/07/2016
 - The publication will consolidate, from the different sources available, a synthetic analysis on La Niña which will highlight these key aspects: Current forecast for the potential ...read more
05/07/2016
 - Background and purpose The impact of the 2015‒2016 El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the most intense and widespread in the past one hundred years. ...read more
04/07/2016
 - Context The agricultural sector in Lebanon, and particularly the milk and dairy sector, isa major source of income for poor rural communities. This is especially the case ...read more
23/06/2016
 - To contribute to restore food security and strengthen the resilience of vulnerable households through the distribution of agricultural inputs, the implementation of income-generating activities and support ...read more
22/06/2016
 - The Government of Norway and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed a new agreement worth USD 7 million aimed at ...read more
22/06/2016
 - The South Sudan Resilience Strategy has been developed to bridge the humanitarian and development frameworks. Building on FAO’s portfolio of interventions in South Sudan over the ...read more
20/06/2016
 - Context The large influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon - an estimated 1.5 million people- poses a major challenge for the country. Many refugees arrive with a ...read more
17/06/2016
 - Sustainable development cannot be achieved without resilient livelihoods. FAO assists countries to increase the resilience of households, communities and institutions by helping them to effectively prevent ...read more
17/06/2016
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