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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians. Well over half of the population has fled their homes, including 6.1 million people ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Locust crisis Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children under the ...READ MORE
 - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s stand-by partnerships (SBP) are an invaluable source of support for FAO in emergencies as well as in protracted ...read more
28/04/2016
 - By converting early warnings into fast, smart and well-targeted early actions, FAO Somalia has seen a huge benefit being delivered. Thousands of acres of cropland have ...read more
26/04/2016
 - Key messages Insecurity in Wau County is preventing farmers from preparing their lands in time for the coming rainy season. Without urgent support to increase access to necessary ...read more
18/04/2016
 - Highlights FAO continues to support Government-led efforts to address and coordinate the response to food security and livelihood needs in the six districts most severely affected by ...read more
18/04/2016
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera for talks that focused on rebuilding the country's agriculture sector and making ...read more
18/04/2016
 - Key messages Without agriculture and livestock support, many farmers and herders won’t be able to secure food and income and will remain extremely vulnerable to the effects ...read more
15/04/2016
 - When living conditions for households along the conflict line in Eastern Ukraine went from bad to worse, help came from the Government of Canada. The ...read more
13/04/2016
 - Highlights 13.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, with the crisis now in its sixth year. 6.5 million people are displaced internally, and 4.8 million people ...read more
13/04/2016
 - Key messages Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as one of the strongest El Niño events on record has caused severe drought, ...read more
13/04/2016
 - The presence of relatively large numbers of Desert Locust in Yemen, where conflict is severely hampering control operations, poses a potential threat to crops in the ...read more
12/04/2016