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 - Natural disasters and conflicts affect millions of people every year, destroying communities and devastating livelihoods. Most of the men, women and children who suffer from these ...read more
19/11/2008
 - The United States will provide an additional USD 44.4 million in support of FAO's avian influenza control and prevention campaign, FAO announced today. With the new funding ...read more
11/11/2008
 - FAO's main objective in the West Bank and Gaza Strip is to provide a safety net for food insecure farming/herding households whose traditional livelihoods are endangered ...read more
01/10/2008
 - The El friaje phenomenon in Peru involves a combination of unseasonable low temperatures, frosts, snow and hail that damages crops and the high-altitude pastures on which ...read more
31/07/2008
 - As part of an urgent relief effort FAO’s Peru office has provided 36 800 doses of antiparistic medicines, antibiotics and vitamins to poor farmers in highland ...read more
31/07/2008
 - Statement by FAO's Director General, Dr Jacques Diouf, following the announcement by U.S. President George W. Bush that he is asking Congress to approve an additional ...read more
05/05/2008
 - FAO agricultural fairs help thousands of poor farm families in southern Africa – FAO has distributed over 1 000 tonnes of seeds, as well as fertilizer ...read more
11/12/2007
 - Julius Ncheche has seen many things in his 68 years, but he can’t remember such a terrible drought as the one which blighted Lesotho’s most recent ...read more
19/10/2007
 - Six months after the devastating tsunami around the coasts of the Indian Ocean, strong coordination between governments, donors and aid organizations is essential to ensure that ...read more
23/06/2005
 - When Sugeng Raharjo saw the first tsunami wave smash through his beachside aquaculture installations, he reached for his video camera - and in the next minutes, ...read more
16/03/2005